About Grace: A Novel

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The first novel by the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All the Light We Cannot See, one of the most beautiful, wise, and compelling debuts of recent times.

David Winkler begins life in Anchorage, Alaska, a quiet boy drawn to the volatility of weather and obsessed with snow. Sometimes he sees things before they happen—a man carrying a hatbox will be hit by a bus; Winkler will fall in love with a woman in a supermarket. When David dreams that his infant daughter will drown in a flood as he tries to save her, he comes undone. He travels thousands of miles, fleeing family, home, and the future itself, to deny the dream.

On a Caribbean island, destitute, alone, and unsure if his child has survived or his wife can forgive him, David is sheltered by a couple with a daughter of their own. Ultimately it is she who will pull him back into the world, to search for the people he left behind.

Doerr's characters are full of grief and longing, but also replete with grace. His compassion for human frailty is extraordinarily moving. In luminous prose, he writes about the power and beauty of nature and about the tiny miracles that transform our lives. About Grace is heartbreaking, radiant, and astonishingly accomplished.


  • AboutGrace 01 Title

    Duration: 40s
  • AboutGrace 02 Book1 Ch1

    Duration: 03min
  • AboutGrace 03 Ch2

    Duration: 03min
  • AboutGrace 04 Ch3

    Duration: 03min
  • AboutGrace 05 Ch4

    Duration: 09min
  • AboutGrace 06 Ch5

    Duration: 15min
  • AboutGrace 07 Ch6

    Duration: 23min
  • AboutGrace 08 Ch7

    Duration: 13min
  • AboutGrace 09 Ch8

    Duration: 11min
  • AboutGrace 10 Ch9

    Duration: 09min
  • AboutGrace 11 Ch10

    Duration: 08min
  • AboutGrace 12 Ch11

    Duration: 06min
  • AboutGrace 13 Ch12

    Duration: 06min
  • AboutGrace 14 Ch13

    Duration: 26min
  • AboutGrace 15 Ch14

    Duration: 04min
  • AboutGrace 16 Ch15

    Duration: 11min
  • AboutGrace 17 Book2 Ch1

    Duration: 09min
  • AboutGrace 18 Ch2

    Duration: 11min
  • AboutGrace 19 Ch3

    Duration: 06min
  • AboutGrace 20 Ch4

    Duration: 16min
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