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Missile paradise

Ron Tanner

Missile paradise

a novel

by Ron Tanner

  • 53 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-realization,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Americans,
  • American Dream,
  • Culture conflict,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRon Tanner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3620.A69 M57 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination370 pages
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27204699M
    ISBN 101632460092
    ISBN 109781632460097
    LC Control Number2016005179
    OCLC/WorldCa908072100

    Ron Tanner will present his novel Missile Paradise, with Jim Ruland. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. Reserved seating is available. Please call the Warwick's Book Dept. () for details. The Metaphysical Ukelele.   The launch for “Missile Paradise” (ig Publishing, pgs, $) will be held on May 1st at the Enoch Pratt Library at 2 p.m. More information at AuthorAuthor: Marion Winik.

    Missile Paradise, a novel set in the Marshall Islands, including the American missile base on Kwajalein, tells the story of 4 main characters, both American and Marshallese. As of March , the novel is garnering highly positive press and reviews.   During the Cuban Missile Crisis, leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union engaged in a tense, day political and military standoff in October over the.

      The son of a munitions plant supervisor, Scott Russell Sanders grew up on an arsenal in Ohio. He tells of those years, roughly , in ''At Play in the Paradise of .   His latest novel, Missile Paradise, is a sharp satire of America’s imperialist inclinations, set on one of the Marshall Islands in Still bearing the scars of the Cold War-era nuclear tests, the island is no Pacific paradise, and Tanner deftly interweaves the wildly divergent experiences of the Marshallese and the U.S. forces stationed.


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Bob Shacochis, National Book Award winner, Pulitzer Prize nominee, author of The Woman Who Lost Her Soul "Missile Paradise is a breathtaking example of narrative control, the way Ron Tanner so effortlessly weaves his threads together.

This is a unique, complex, and compelling story--unlike anything I've read before."/5(19). This book transported me across the Pacific Ocean like a 19th-century adventure tale, introducing characters and islands far beyond my experience.

In that way it's like sailing the seas with Ahab and Ishmael or getting lost with Robinson Crusoe. Bob Shacochis, National Book Award winner, Pulitzer Prize nominee, author of The Woman Who Lost Her Soul "Missile Paradise is a breathtaking example of narrative control, the way Ron Tanner so effortlessly weaves his threads together.

This is a unique, complex, and compelling story--unlike anything I've read before."/5(19). — Bob Shacochis, National Book Award winner, Pulitzer Prize nominee, author of The Woman Who Lost Her Soul “Missile Paradise is a breathtaking example of narrative control, the way Ron Tanner so effortlessly weaves his threads together.

This is a unique, complex, and compelling story–unlike anything I’ve read before.”—. Bob Shacochis, National Book Award winner, Pulitzer Prize nominee, author of The Woman Who Lost Her Soul "Missile Paradise is a breathtaking example of narrative control, the way Ron Tanner so effortlessly weaves his threads together.

This is a unique, complex, and compelling story—unlike anything I've read before."-Pages:   Missile Paradise critiques American privilege abroad, yet does so in brilliant context. This is a deeply humane story of coming to terms with loss, stitched with moments of humor and genuine heart.

Reviewed by Karen Rigby Summer /5. Missile Paradise Ron Tanner. IG Publishing, $ trade paper (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Kiss Me, Stranger; Buy this book The three close but not. Get this from a library. Missile paradise. [Ron Tanner] -- "In the Marshall Islands, an island-nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that was once a testing ground for nuclear bombs, American engineers and programmers are making and testing missiles.

MISSILE PARADISE. by Ron Tanner. BUY NOW FROM Kwajalein, which “looks like a s cinderblock beach town gone to seed” and houses the U.S. personnel who study missile defense at the nearby Ronald Reagan Test Site. Among the employees there is Cooper, who sails all the way from California for his new job but manages to lose a leg in the.

Missile Paradise is set on the Marshall Islands, which are on the edge of Micronesia, smack dab in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and almost precisely on the equator. The U.S. tested 67 nuclear bombs in, on, and over the Marshall Islands from throughand to this day, maintains a top secret missile testing program : Ig Publishing.

Trailer for "Missile Paradise," a novel to be published in a group of characters as uniquely flawed and uniquely enthralling as those who populate his. The following is from Ron Tanner’s novel, Missile Paradise. Ron Tanner's awards for writing include a Faulkner Society gold medal, a Pushcart Prize, a New Letters Award, a Best of the Web Award, and many others.

He is the author of A Bed of Nails, Kiss Me Stranger, and From Animal House to Our House. He and his wife live in a defunct former. Missile Paradise By: Ron Tanner Click Here: ?book= Get this from a library. Missile paradise: a novel. [Ron Tanner] -- "In the Marshall Islands, an island-nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that was once a testing ground for nuclear bombs, American engineers and programmers are making and testing missiles.

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Kindle Book. Release date: April 4, OverDrive Read. ISBN: the destructive spiral of a Marshallese teenager whose American girlfriend rejects him when she returns to the States—Missile Paradise is an epic, heartbreaking.

John Clauson grew up believing he was the son of an IBM salesman when actually he was the son of a math savant who worked with teh Department of Defense on their missile program during the Cold War. Missileman is the true account of how Wallace Clauson kept his real work hidden from his family and his neighbors for fifty : WND Books, Incorporated.

Ig Publishing is a New York-based press devoted to publishing original literary fiction and political and cultural nonfiction. The editor is writer Robert Lasner, and the publisher is Elizabeth press was founded in Among Ig's awards are a PEN/Hemingway Honorable Mention for Damn Love by Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, an Indie Next selection for Rachel Weaver's Point of Direction Key people: Robert Lasner.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. In the Marshall Islands, an island-nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that was once a testing ground for nuclear bombs, American engineers and programmers are making and testing missiles. Among our recent awards are a 5 Under 35 pick for The Hopeful, a ALA Notable pick in fiction for Missile Paradise, a Montana Book Award Honorable Mention for A Bloom of Bones, a Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Shortlist Selection and a CLMP Firecracker nomination for Empire of Glass, and a CLMP First Novel.In the Marshall Islands, an island-nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that was once a testing ground for nuclear bombs, American engineers and programmers are making and testing missiles while their "hosts," the indigenous Marshallese, sweep their streets and clean their houses.

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