The Reunion

Dan Walsh. Revell, $14.99 trade paper (304p) ISBN 978-0-8007-2121-3
Walsh (The Unfinished Gift) has penned a multifaceted story around the lives of Aaron Miller, a Vietnam veteran who has fallen upon hard times; Dave Russo, a reporter in search of heroic stories from that unpopular war; and a host of supporting characters who deal with their fair share of despair and misery. As Russo searches for Miller, we learn that these two strangers have much in common. Initial chapters plod along at an agonizing pace as Walsh lays the foundation with unending tales of trials and tribulations. Once he sets his woebegone cast on paths of restoration, however, the story clips along breezily. A predictable tale of forgiveness and redemption, the writing at times seems clichéd and formulaic, and readers with an eye for detail may find Walsh’s occasional lapses in continuity frustrating. Still, the novelist manages to capture an emotionally wrenching depth in the relationships developed, and no doubt many will be reaching for the tissues in the easily foreseeable conclusion. Agent: Karen Solem. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 07/09/2012
Release date: 09/01/2012
Show other formats
Compact Disc - 7 pages - 978-1-4692-1398-9
MP3 CD - 978-1-4692-1441-2
Compact Disc - 978-1-4692-1395-8
MP3 CD - 978-1-4692-1396-5
Compact Disc - 978-1-4692-1393-4
MP3 CD - 978-1-4692-1397-2
Pre-Recorded Audio Player - 978-1-4692-1676-8
Open Ebook - 304 pages - 978-1-4412-3974-7
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
Email Address


Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.