[BOOKS] ✭ The King of America By Samantha Gillison – Rvtrek.info

The King of America Loosely Based On The Mysterious 1961 Disappearance Of Michael Rockefeller, The King Of America Traces The Short, Brilliant Life Of Stephen Hesse, Firstborn Son Of One Of America S Wealthiest, Most Powerful Men After A Lonely And Restless Childhood In A Broken Family, Stephen Attends Harvard, Eventually Accompanying His Mentor, A Charismatic Anthropology Professor, To The Impossibly Strange And Distant World Of New Guinea, Where A Thriving Neolithic Culture Still Practices Its Ancient Rites There Stephen Hopes To Make An Archaeological Discovery That Will Secure His Professional Standing And Guarantee Him A Lasting Place In The World S And His Father S Esteem But His Hardheaded Insistence On Securing His Treasure Before The Onset Of The Monsoon Season Has Tragic Consequences.


10 thoughts on “The King of America

  1. says:

    The King of America by Samantha Gillison is a novelization of the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in the 1960s This is a very literary work, sometimes self consciously, consisting of deep, lyrical descriptions of the envi


  2. says:

    This is a work of fiction, however, it is based on the life of Micheal Rockfeller 1940 1960 s.Beautiful prose descriptions of his emotions toward parents, teachers one who took advantage of him , how he falls in l...


  3. says:

    Exploring the inner struggles of one young man, and how those struggles manifest in his relationships, this is a hopeful tragedy Readers are challenged to develop sympathy for someone, for whom they may have disgust You will keep reading to know if you will lo


  4. says:

    Borrowed this from Kim my friends list and couldn t put it down.It reads fast and i just had to find out what was going to happen next the book begins at the end a contrived ending since nooone really knows and then flashes back.It is also good as a social comment on ch


  5. says:

    Fictional rendering of Michael Rockefeller s tragic life story with names changed but clearly identifiable Because his story is back in the news with Carl Hoffman s new non fiction book excerpted in a spring Smithsonian magazine and lots of other press , I decided to read this br


  6. says:

    The King of America sounded interesting to me so I gave it a try The book was good enough to continue reading but is not something I would read again I did not know anything about the event in history that this book is loosely based off of It compelled me to find outab...


  7. says:

    My professor recommended this book After reviewing my manuscript, he noticed that my descriptive style is similar to the aurthor sGillison admits that the novel is l oosely based on the mysterious 1961 disappearance of Michael Rockefeller I hope the locals didn t eat him.


  8. says:

    She is a delectable writer, precise, lovely Dare I say, luminous Don t read the book if you like happy endings.


  9. says:

    I think this is a really good, interesting novel, and was shocked that a number of other critics didn t like it much.http www.bookpage.com 0403bp samant


  10. says:

    lLoosely based on the mysterious 1961 disappearance of Michael Rockerfeller.


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