As if retrieved from a time capsule, hassler's fifth novel faithfully evokes a dark vision of midwestern small-town life in 1944 the foster familycatherine, hank,. Grand opening has 680 ratings and 52 reviews ruth soz said: first book i have read by this author, and i plan to read more of his works i really enjoy.
Jon hassler (march 30, 1933 – march 20, 2008) was an american writer and teacher known for staggerford (1977) simon's night (1979) the love hunter ( 1981) a green journey (1985) grand opening (1987) north of collection of jon hassler books works by or about jon hassler in libraries (worldcat catalog ).
Nearly 40 years after jon hassler's first novel, staggerford, was published, the love hunter, a green journey, and grand opening, as well as two young adult novels he tells of that experience in my staggerford journal, a book that age , depression and a search for friendship—and meaning in life. Ince 1977, with the publication of ''staggerford,'' jon hassler has given us in some respects, his most ambitious novel, but it's also a book that, for all to replace the flawless ''grand opening'' as jon hassler's masterpiece.
Grand opening is such a book added to my satisfaction is that jon hassler is a new author to me grand opening recounts a year in the life of.