Refiner's Fire by Mark Helprin

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See Reader Rating

Synopsis

Marshall Pearl is orphaned at birth on an immigrant ship off the coast of Palestine in 1947, then brought to americanca. His experiences take him from the Hudson River Valley, to Harvard, to sea on a British merchant ship, then finally back to his birthplace, where he serves as an Israeli soldier in the Yom Kippur War. “Superb...A first-rate odyssey, full of insight and humor and hard-earned truths” (San Francisco Chronicle).
 

About Mark Helprin

See more books from this Author
MARK HELPRIN is the acclaimed author of Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works. His novels are read around the world, translated into over twenty languages.
 
Published January 1, 1978 by Hamish Hamilton Ltd. 416 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Reader Rating for Refiner's Fire
69%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 29 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review