In the Distance

Version: Unabridged
Author: Hernan Diaz
Narrator: Peter Berkrot
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Western, Literature
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Published In: October 2017
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 9 hours, 18 minutes
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A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West. Driven back again and again, he meets naturalists, criminals, religious fanatics, swindlers, Indians, and lawmen, and his exploits turn him into a legend. Diaz defies the conventions of historical fiction and genre, offering a probing look at the stereotypes that populate our past and a portrait of radical foreignness.

Author Details

Author Details

Diaz, Hernan

Hernan Diaz is the author of Borges, Between History and Eternity, managing editor of RHM, and associate director of the Hispanic Institute at Columbia University. He lives in New York.