Come Landfall: A Novel by Roy Hoffman

By Roy Hoffman

The worlds of 3 ladies and the boys they love come jointly during this novel of battle and hurricanes, loss and renewal. Christiane, or Nana, reliving the prior in her eighties, her granddaughter Angela, operating at a Biloxi on line casino in her twenties, and their teenage buddy Cam, the daughter of a Vietnamese shrimper, shape a deep connection. As they face heartbreak, their bonds nurture and maintain them. traditional humans impacted by means of the shifts of history—Come Landfall is a southern tale with an international sensibility.

The Gulf Coast serves as greater than only a setting—it is a personality unto itself. With casinos lining one facet of the street, antebellum houses alongside the opposite, and a Vietnamese local up the line, the following the previous South collides with the hot. From families alongside this stretch people ninety, lineages and emotional connections stretch everywhere in the world.

Inspired via precise occasions, Roy Hoffman’s novel has its seeds within the saga of his uncle, Maj. Roy Robinton, US Marine Corps, a WWII prisoner of warfare within the Philippines who disappeared as captive on a eastern “hellship.” His younger bride, again domestic, was once floor down, waiting.

Christiane returns in her brain to the fellow she married at twenty-one—Rosey, a flyer with the military Air Corps who used to be within the Philippines on the outbreak of WWII. Angela meets Frank, an airman at Keesler Air strength base who's proudly patriotic, deeply spiritual, and a scholar of climate. Cam falls in love with Joe, a Biloxi cop, and her personal tumultuous tale starts to interweave with that of Angela’s and Nana’s. What’s taken from Nana, Angela, and Cam (and such a lot of others while storms make their landfall), what’s given again, and what’s stored perpetually take a seat on the middle of this

intimate but expansive novel.

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