Jack Burns mother, Alice, is a tattoo artist in search of the boy s father, William, a virtuoso organist, who has fled America to Europe. To fund her journey, she plies her trade in the seaports of the North Sea as she tracks her four-year-old son s errant father. But Alice is a mystery, and William can t be found. And even Jack s memories are subject to doubt.\
Jack returns to the United States, and studies in Canada and New England, but his life is still shaped by the events of his childhood quest, in particular his relationships with older women. It is only when he becomes a Hollywood actor that what he has experienced in the past comes into telling play in his present...
About the Author
JOHN IRVING has won an O. Henry Award, a National Book Award, and an Oscar. Until I Find You is his eleventh novel.
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John Irving has been compared to Kurt Vonnegut and J.D. Salinger, but is arguably more inventive than either. Wry, laconic, he sketches his characters with an economy that springs from a feeling for words and a mastery of his craft\\',\\'Irving writes with a lapidary directness that is unsurpassed by any living writer\\',\\'It is very satisfying to read a book that is hard to put down, and if this were a more valued criterion, Irving would no doubt by now have received the official accolades he deserves\\',\\'Irving\\'s popularity is not too difficult to understand. His world really is the world according to everyone\\',\\'A premier storyteller, master of the tragiocomic and among the first rank of contemporary novelists\\',\\'Irving is peerless at presenting action, writing without a wasted second\\'