RYAN MCILVAIN grew up in the Mormon Church and resigned his membership in his mid-twenties. His writing has appeared in many journals, including The Paris Review. A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford, he currently lives with his wife in Los Angeles.
Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Hogarth On Sale: December 3, 2013 Price: $15.00
In his debut novel, Ryan McIlvain, a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford, offers an unsparing portrait of two Mormon missionaries who approach their religion and their calling from vastly different points of origin. Elder McLeod is a brusque and forthright American nearing the end of his two-year-long mission in Brazil when...
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