A Flag for Sunrise

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Apr 4, 2012 - Fiction - 448 pages
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An emotional, dramatic and philosophical novel about Americans drawn into a small Central American country on the brink of revolution.

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User Review  - Hagelstein - LibraryThing

A big, masterful story leading up to a failed revolution in a fictional Central American country called Tecan. The book is also a product of the 1970s - messy, full of mysticism, greed, drugs (of ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Four Americans converge on a Central-American banana dictatorship called Tecan—and each of them is clearly ready for some internal shake-up. Frank Holliwell, an anthropologist suffering from anomie ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Robert Stone's first novel, A Hall of Mirrors, won a William Faulkner Foundation Award. Dog Soldiers received a National Book Award, and A Flag for Sunrise won both the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. His other honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature, a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, and a grant from the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Both A Hall of Mirrors and Dog Soldiers were made into major motion pictures. Mr. Stone died in 2015.

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