Synopses & Reviews
The acclaimed novel from the author of "The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh" and "Wonder Boys". A heart-wrenching story of escape, love and comic-book heroes set in Prague, New York and the Arctic, which has just been announced as the winner of this year's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
In his native city of Prague, Joe Kavalier is a boy pupil of the great conjurer Kornblum. Joe's doctor parents never know that their plan to get him to New York almost fails, but with Kornblum's aid, Joe eventually does make it to the home of his cousin Sam Clay in that land of opportunity.