A child across the sky

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Doubleday, Jul 1, 1990 - Fiction - 215 pages
15 Reviews
After horror film creator Phillip Strayhorn kills himself, his friend Weber Gregaton attempts to complete his last film, "Midnight Kills", a project that inspires a series of brutal deaths that strike ever closer to home

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Review: A Child Across the Sky (Answered Prayers #3)

User Review  - Jerantino - Goodreads

Jonathan Carroll's 4th outing and here we see the development of all the annoying habits that will become a hallmark of most, if not all, of his work to follow: Angels, the nature of evil, and a ... Read full review

Review: A Child Across the Sky (Answered Prayers #3)

User Review  - Julie Ambrose - Goodreads

Weber is an urban film professional who's just lost his friend Phil to suicide. In the aftermath he tries to follow mysterious directions given on a video that alters each time a task has been ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
18
Section 3
52
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Jonathan Carroll was born in 1949 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, to two artistic parents, Sidney Carroll, a screenwriter whose film credits include The Hustler, starring Paul Newman, and June Carroll, an actress and lyricist. The family migrated between the east and west coasts, while Carroll was growing up, finally enrolling him in a boarding school in Connecticut. He developed an interest in writing while in high school and graduated cum laude from Rutgers University. He next pursued a master's degree in creative writing at the University of Virginia. Carroll's first novel, Land of the Laughs, was published in 1980 and was followed by Voice of Our Shadow. His novels are difficult to classify into one genre. The novels are full of fantasy and imagination, yet remain profound. His work inspires cult followings and is especially popular in France and Germany. An expatriate since the 1970s, Carroll lives in Vienna.

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