A Million Heavens

A Million Heavens

eBook - 2012
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On the top floor of a small hospital, an unlikely piano prodigy lies in a coma, attended to by his gruff, helpless father. Outside the clinic, a motley vigil assembles beneath a reluctant New Mexico winter--strangers in search of answers, a brush with the mystical, or just an escape. To some the boy is a novelty, to others a religion. Just beyond this ragtag circle roams a disconsolate wolf on his nightly rounds, protecting and threatening, learning too much. And above them all, a would-be angel sits captive in a holding cell of the afterlife, finishing the work he began on earth, writing the s.
Publisher: New York : McSweeney's, 2012.
ISBN: 9781938073328
1938073320
Characteristics: 1 online resource (273 p.)
Contents: DANNIEARN; MAYOR CABRERA; THE WOLF; CECELIA'S MOTHER; SOREN'S FATHER; CECELIA; MAYOR CABRERA; DANNIE; CECELIA; THE WOLF; THE GAS STATION OWNER; MAYOR CABRERA; CECELIA; REGGIE; SOREN'S FATHER; CECELIA; SOREN'S FATHER; ABOUT THE AUTHOR;
CECELIATHE WOLF; DANNIE; HISTORY OF ARN II; REGGIE; CECELIA; MAYOR CABRERA; THE GAS STATION OWNER; THE WOLF; DANNIE; THE TRAINER; CECELIA; DANNIE; SOREN'S FATHER; MAYOR CABRERA; CECELIA; THE TEACHER; SOREN'S FATHER; DANNIE; HISTORY OF ARN III; CECELIA; SOREN'S FATHER; THE GAS STATION OWNER; DANNIE; THE GUIDE; CECELIA; SOREN'S FATHER; DANNIE; THE RIVALS; MAYOR CABRERA; CECELIA; DANNIE; MAYOR CABRERA; THE GAS STATION OWNER; SOREN'S FATHER; DANNIE; MAYOR CABRERA; THE FRESHMAN; SOREN'S FATHER; THE PIANO TEACHER; CECELIA; THE WOLF; MAYOR CABRERA; REGGIE; THE WOLF; THE GAS STATION OWNER; CECELIA
THE WOLF; SOREN'S FATHER; THE PIANO TEACHER; CECELIA; REGGIE; MAYOR CABRERA; SOREN'S FATHER; THE PIANO TEACHER; DANNIE; CECELIA; THE WOLF; SOREN'S FATHER; DANNIE; REGGIE; CECELIA; DANNIE; THE GAS STATION OWNER; MAYOR CABRERA; CECELIA; REGGIE; THE WOLF; SOREN'S FATHER; CECELIA; MAYOR CABRERA; REGGIE; CECELIA; SOREN'S FATHER; DANNIE; THE GAS STATION OWNER; SOREN'S FATHER; CECELIA; REGGIE; CECELIA; SOREN'S FATHER; MAYOR CABRERA; THE WOLF; THE GAS STATION OWNER; DANNIE; HISTORY OF ARN I; REGGIE; SOREN'S FATHER; CECELIA; THE GAS STATION OWNER; MAYOR CABRERA; CECELIA; SOREN'S FATHER; REGGIE
Summary: On the top floor of a small hospital, an unlikely piano prodigy lies in a coma, attended to by his gruff, helpless father. Outside the clinic, a motley vigil assembles beneath a reluctant New Mexico winter--strangers in search of answers, a brush with the mystical, or just an escape. To some the boy is a novelty, to others a religion. Just beyond this ragtag circle roams a disconsolate wolf on his nightly rounds, protecting and threatening, learning too much. And above them all, a would-be angel sits captive in a holding cell of the afterlife, finishing the work he began on earth, writing the s.

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