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Anatomy of a miracle

the end of apartheid and the birth of the new South Africa

by Patti Waldmeir

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1978-1989.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1989-1994.,
    • South Africa -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPatti Waldmeir.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1967 .W35 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 289 p. ;
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL355829M
      ISBN 100813525829
      LC Control Number98015628

        About the Book Anatomy of a Miracle. by Jonathan Miles. ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE will be read, championed and celebrated as a powerful story of our time, and the work of a true literary master. Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles. Publication Date: January 8, Miracle or Myth As the title suggests, Anatomy of a Miracle centers on a modern-day miracle. The story is told from the viewpoint of the recipient of the miracle, Cameron, as well as his sister, doctor, neighbors and various people investigating the validity of the incident.

        On Ma Honorary Book Club Central Chair Sarah Jessica Parker announced Jonathan Miles’s Anatomy of a Miracle (Penguin Random House, ) as the latest addition to the American Library Association’s (ALA) Book Club Central SJP Picks novel, which describes a paralyzed young man’s inexplicable recovery, explores faith, science, mystery, and the meaning of life. 1. ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE opens as Tanya wheels her brother, Cameron, to their local convenience store, the Biz-E-Bee. This site is important to much of the novel’s action, being the scene of the seemingly miraculous moment when Cameron, formerly paralyzed from the waist down, steps out of his wheelchair and onto the asphalt of the store’s parking lot.

      Anatomy of a Miracle is a profound new novel about a paralyzed young man's unexplainable recovery -- a stunning exploration of faith, science, mystery, and the meaning of life. Rendered paraplegic after a traumatic event four years ago, Cameron Harris has been living his new existence alongside his sister, Tanya, in their battered Biloxi, Mississippi neighborhood where only half the houses. Anatomy of a Miracle. — New York Times Book Review "Miles is a writer so virtuosic that readers will feel themselves becoming better, more observant people from reading him." — Los Angeles Review of Books A profound new novel about a paralyzed young man's unexplainable recovery—a stunning exploration of faith, science, mystery, and.


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ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE The True Story of a Paralyzed Veteran, a Mississippi Convenience Store, a Vatican Investigation, and the Spectacular Perils of Grace By Jonathan Miles pp.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or Anatomy of a miracle book of this book and feel. Jonathan Miles’s stab at a fictionalized non-fiction project lands like a dart in a bullseye with Anatomy of a Miracle.

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A story, perhaps, much like Anatomy of a Miracle. But this is mostly forgiven, because Miles is a writer so virtuosic that readers will feel themselves becoming better, more.

About Anatomy of a Miracle “Funny, bighearted Miles specializes in giving fully rounded humanity to characters who might elsewhere be treated as stock figures pitch-perfect.” — New York Times Book Review “Miles is a writer so virtuosic that readers will feel themselves becoming better, more observant people from reading him.”.

A paraplegic vet suddenly rises to his feet, catching the attention of religious leaders, reality TV producers, and skeptics. Miles’ third novel (Want Not, ; Dear American Airlines, ) is framed as a poker-faced feat of reportage about the case of Cameron Harris, a former U.S.

soldier who lost the use of his legs when a Soviet mine exploded near him while on duty in Afghanistan. Anatomy of a Miracle Jonathan Miles, Crown/Archetype pp.

ISBN Summary A profound new novel about a paralyzed young man’s unexplainable recovery—a stunning exploration of faith, science, mystery, and the meaning of life. Anatomy of a Miracle opens as Tanya wheels her brother, Cameron, to their local convenience store, the Biz-E-Bee. This site is important to much of the novel’s action, being the scene of the seemingly miraculous moment when Cameron, formerly paralyzed from the waist down, steps out of his wheelchair and onto the asphalt of the store’s.

Discussion Questions 1. Anatomy of a Miracle opens as Tanya wheels her brother, Cameron, to their local convenience store, the site is important to much of the novel’s action, being the scene of the seemingly miraculous moment when Cameron, formerly paralyzed from the waist down, steps out of his wheelchair and onto the asphalt of the store’s parking lot.

The Anatomy of a Miracle looks at the “inner workings” of miracles, removing the miraculous from the realm of the mystical and placing it squarely in the realm of the believable and obtainable.

With every message, you are swept into a world where miracles not only exist but become a part of everyday life. The peaceful birth of black majority rule in South Africa was a transcendent moment. Many South Africans believe this negotiated revolution to be a miracle: at the very least it was a feat of political magic.

One false step along the way could have ignited the race war that had been widely predicted as South Africa's destiny. Patti Waldmeir's colorful and incisive narrative begins with the 4/5(1). ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE is a profound new novel about a paralyzed young man’s unexplainable recovery a stunning exploration of faith, science, mystery and the meaning of life.

The Book Report Network. Anatomy of a Miracle is a thoughtful modern morality play that’s as current as the latest internet meme and as timeless as the foundations of faith” — BookPage "Miles possesses a rare and admirable command of structure and style, shifting smoothly from Afghan patrol tactics to Catholic doctrine to neurological science; his sentences are.

The Anatomy of a Miracle book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Miracles are not for the deserving, but for the believing. Brilliantly written as closely observed journalistic reportage and filtered through a wide lens that encompasses the vibrant characters affected by Cameron's story, Anatomy of a Miracle will be championed and celebrated as a powerful story of our time and the work of a true literary master.

Book of the Year - Anatomy of a Miracle. Just like last year, there was little or no debate between us booksellers about which book was our favorite. It is the only book we all read. It's the one we couldn't stop talking about.

It was the one we cared so passionately about we just became evangelists. Anatomy of a Miracle Jonathan Miles. Hogarth, $27 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. Petersburg: Madness, Murder, and Art on the Banks of the Neva. Anatomy of a Miracle is a thoughtful modern morality play that’s as current as the latest internet meme and as timeless as the foundations of faith” — BookPage "Miles possesses a rare and admirable command of structure and style, shifting smoothly from Afghan patrol tactics to Catholic doctrine to neurological science; his sentences are 5/5(2).

That’s the question behind Anatomy of a Miracle, the new novel from author Jonathan Miles (Dear American Airlines, Want Not) and this month’s selection for our First Editions Club. BookPage calls Anatomy of a Miracle, “as current as the latest internet. Fiction Review: Anatomy of a Miracle As most regular readers here know, I am gearing up for Booktopia (still time to register!) and have been feverishly reading through the Booktopia book list, in preparation for meeting (and hanging out with) the authors next week.