In this moving novel, Edward Mooney, Jr. continues the story of his main character, Joseph Marino, that so captivated his readers in 2002. Part of a trilogy, Mooney's second novel, The Journey of the Stone Man, transports the reader to a time and place in the middle of Joseph's life. Back tracking to a setting 25 years prior to that of his first novel, we are introduced to the middle of Joseph Marino's life-along with the age old struggle betweenfather and son trying to understand one another. Using the setting of a cross-country road trip, The Journey of the Stone Man spins a tale of a father and teenage son traveling the country in a qWoodyq station wagon. Seeking balance between similarities and differences, dependence and independence, the story brings to life timeless-family dynamics as children grow into adults.Why would you get a baseball playera#39;s autograph in a truck manual?aquot; Shannon asked, obviously confused. aquot;It was all Josepha#39;s ... The old bow-tie logo from the front of the Chevy Woody! Wow!aquot; Paul grinned as he pulled it out of the box. aquot;Cool !
|Title||:||The Journey of the Stone Man|
|Author||:||Edward Mooney, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Champion PressLtd - 2004-10-01|