As The Birds Fly - Bruce Hampson

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HISTORICAL FICTION MEMOIR BIOGRAPHICAL

1960s & '70s

Bruce R. Hampson

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AS THE BIRDS FLY – A novel by Bruce R. Hampson. Born into a family of Litvaks, Lithuanian Jews, Reginald Emanuel, a young boy of 12 years old, living in Canada, commences his quintessential quest through life looking for truth The doctors blamed dissociative fugue to explain his fantastical visits with his great grandfather who lived one hundred years before him, but Reginald knew it was time travel…and he has the proof. This is not just one more incredible story about an astonishing human being doing predictable things. it is a simple commonplace narrative, about a human becoming. Seeking happiness, love, money and success, and experiencing rejection, failure and let-downs, like we all do, along the way. Do we ever really discover who we are? Is our only obligation in life to discover our destiny? Is death to be feared more than living an inadequate life?

Genre

Historical Fiction, Memoir, Biographical,

Short Summary

Each one of us asks the questions, Who am I? Where did I come from? As the Birds Fly, an imaginative new novel, explores this universal quest for identity through the fantastical story of a Canadian boy of immigrant parents.


Protagonist discovers that the fear of living an inadequate life is much worse that of the fear of death

Setting

Canada, Lithuania, South Africa

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Quest

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Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Reginald Emanuel

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Complex, Religious, Underdog

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available

No

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