Resonating with ancient themes of quest and transformation, The Last Paradise follows Travis Doyle, a Vietnam veteran working as an insurance claims adjuster, from California to Hawaii. Doyle is dispatched to investigate fire damage to outbuildings, equipment, and vehicles at a geothermal drilling site located in volcanic lava fields believed by the local inhabitants to be the home of Pele, the fire goddess.
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The Last Paraside is winner of the 1999 American Book Award.About the Author:
James D. Houston is the author of six novels including Gig, Love Life, and Continental Drift. His works have earned numerous honors including a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, an NEA Writing Grant, and a 1995 Rockefeller Foundation residency in Bellagio, Italy. He lives is Santa Cruz, California.
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Book Description University of Oklahoma Press. Book Condition: New. Shrink wrapped!. Bookseller Inventory # C12A-wnba7169n
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