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The New York Times
“The universe indeed repeated itself,” Kleinman thinks at one point, and it's this complex, almost musical interplay of reminiscence and current experience that Carry Me Across the Water captures so well.
Ethan Canin’s first short stories, collected in Emperor of the Air when he was twenty-seven, dazzled the literary world. His next five books, Blue River, For Kings and Planets, The Palace Thief, Carry Me Across the Water and America America established his...