Was their troubled son somehow the victim of their long, explosive love-hate relationship? Looking back, Burton sees in his life a web of contradictions, unanswered questions, and confusions. And yet, this life has been his destiny.
Intensely dramatic, dark, and yet often hilariously funny, Destiny is a seamless, beautifully plotted story and a profound meditation on marriage and identity, at once romantic and callous, brilliant and blind. In Destiny, Parks offers us a searing account of what it means to tread the narrow line between sanity and psychosis."
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Hudson, director of the library's map division, presents the history of the United States in the late 19th century as one long land grab, a continual westward expansion paralleled by expansions of geographical knowledge and mapping techniques.Apr 20 2001 | Read Full Review of Destiny
and he and his wife used Marco as a pawn: ""We drove him mad."" Most of Burton's inchoate thoughts are highly inappropriate: he obsesses about an interview he plans to conduct, the day of Marco's funeral, with ex-prime minister Giulio Andriotti, who was indicted for criminal acts while in office.| Read Full Review of Destiny
that for all the beauty of their surroundings and indeed themselves these fortunate people are nevertheless obliged to think, obliged to be conscious.’ Once said, it’s so obvious, isn’t it: people like to look at pictures of models because they imagine the models’ heads to be empty, which allows ...| Read Full Review of Destiny
Wow – like last year’s premiere, the opening scenes set the stage for the year’s key storyline with lots of action, suspense and new characters to develop.Oct 04 2012 | Read Full Review of Destiny