The Man Who Loved Birds (Kentucky Voices) by Fenton Johnson
By Fenton Johnson
Having taken nice hazards — to immigrate to the USA, to take monastic vows — Bengali health professional Meena Chatterjee and Brother Flavian are each one looking security and safety after they stumble upon Johnny Faye, a Vietnam vet, unfastened spirit, and specialist marijuana farmer. Amid the fields and forests of a Trappist monastery, Johnny Faye patiently cultivates Meena's and Flavian's potential for religion, remodeling all they notion they knew approximately accountability and wish. In flip they provide him an adventure of civilization except warfare and chaos.
But Johnny Faye's law-breaking units him opposed to a district legal professional for whom the legislation is a device for ambition instead of justice. Their disagreement results in a harrowing reckoning that ensnares Dr. Chatterjee and Brother Flavian, who needs to make a life-or-death selection among an act of justice which could precipitate their destroy or a betrayal that gives salvation.
Inspired by way of the real-life nation police kidnapping and homicide of a mythical storyteller and petty legal, the guy Who enjoyed Birds engages urgent modern matters via a undying narrative of ill-fated romance. Celebrated writer Fenton Johnson has woven a continuing, haunting delusion exploring the everlasting conflicts among unfastened will and future, politics and nature, the facility of legislation and the ability of affection.
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