This novel is a contemporary thriller that weaves a tale around myth, ritual and immortality. Magical realism and suspense are blended in this modern story where ordinary people are swept into the path of extraordinary events.
The Breath of Juno is a heroine's journey in the tradition of Joseph Campbell. This haunting and compelling story reveals a unique prophecy at the dawn of the new century.
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Beverly Olevin’s fiction has been widely published in popular magazines and literary journals throughout the country. Her story, "The Gypsy Moon," was featured in Ms. Magazine. The Breath of Juno is her first novel. Her original play "Soundings" was produced in 2001 at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. Beverly has an undergraduate degree from UCLA and a Masters from Trinity University. She is a member of PEN and also listed in Poets & Writers. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband.Review:
"A modern mythic thriller, à la The Celestine Prophecy, only better written. Mind candy for feminists and Bodhi Tree browsers." -- BUZZ Magazine, Los Angeles, 1996
"An extraordinary modern fantasy...fast-paced, haunting, compelling and poignant. Beverly Olevin is a master of the 90’s myth." -- Sandra Tsing Loh, 1995 Pushcart Prize Winner, 1996
"Beverly Olevin is a wonderfully gifted storyteller. She creates characters that capture the imagination, and share women’s truths." -- Marcia Ann Gillespie, Editor in Chief, Ms. Magazine, 1996
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Book Description Elk Horn Pr, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0964789418