Shtum: A Novel

Shtum: A Novel

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Ben Jewell has hit breaking point. His ten-year-old son, Jonah, has never spoken, so when Ben and Jonah are forced to move in with Ben's elderly father, three generations of men - one who can't talk; two who won't - are thrown together.

As Ben battles single fatherhood, a string of well-meaning social workers and his own demons, he learns some difficult home truths.

Jonah, blissful in his innocence, becomes the prism through which all the complicated strands of personal identity, family history and misunderstanding are finally untangled.
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ISBN: 9781468314724

Published Date: January 1, 2017

Publisher: Overlook Press

Language: English

Page Count: 313

Size: 9.50" l x 6.50" w x 1.50" h

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Fiction