Docket Page 64 – Virgin Wander by Leif Enger

CHARGE: To explore brokenness in spirit and i n a community.

FACTS: Virgil Wander experiences a personal crisis which alters his language and memories. As he recovers, he rediscovers his personal history along with the history of his broken town. As he connects in new ways with the town’s inhabitants, he realizes that their destinies are truly intertwined. It is a charming look at the life of a small town dreamer.

VERDICT: Guilty, as charged. This is a magical book.

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