by John Shors ’91
Shors’ third novel is set in modernday Vietnam and tells the story of Iris and Noah, two Americans who, as a way of healing their own painful pasts, open a center to house and educate Vietnamese street children. Inspired by the street children she meets, Iris walks in the footsteps of her father, a man whom Vietnam both shattered and saved. Meanwhile, Noah slowly rediscovers himself through the eyes of an unexpected companion.
ISBN-13: 978-0451227850. Published by NAL Trade; 2009.