Jon Hassler died way too early. What a Voice. What an author. This novel, in my opinion, is his best. His Legacy. Read the New York Times review of this novel. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Poi Sen Pen
So too now do the jackpines whisper of the Northern heartsongs; woven over time; enduring through the winters. Read morePublished on July 25, 2011 by Yasmin H. McEwen
Hassler's worlds are so easy to enter into and his characters good to know, with enough variations of personality and layers of plot to make it real and keep it interesting. Read morePublished on May 17, 2011 by Christina
This is my first book by Jon Hassler, and I'm intrigued enough after reading it to consider others of his for the future. This is an absorbing novel in an odd sort of way. Read morePublished on June 29, 2010 by BookLover
This novel is an intriguing account of misbegotten souls in northern Minnesota. Frank Healy is a priest who fell in love with libby before entering the priesthood. Read morePublished on May 2, 2009 by Bonnie Brody
jon hassler writes great old-fashioned novels, as if the form of the novel itself is still a thing to cherish instead of something to bend out of shape. Read morePublished on February 18, 2007 by fluffy, the human being.
Jon Hassler is a highly talented, deeply engrossing novelist, sensitive and understanding. But to say this book is a downer is putting it mildly. Read morePublished on October 19, 2001