Dominic Smith grew up in Sydney, Australia and now lives in Austin, Texas. He holds an MFA in fiction and screenwriting from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin. His fiction and essays have been widely published, recently
Written with extraordinary literary grace, Smith's (The Beautiful Miscellaneous, 2007, etc.) third novel gleams as a gem of evocative historical fiction.
Owen Graves, orphaned at 13, is the son of a Chicago demolition expert, a youngster enthralled by the artifacts gleaned from wreckage as he worked alongside his father. Read full book review >