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In the Distance - Diaz, Hernan
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"A young Swedish boy finds himself penniless and alone in California. He travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great push to the West. Driven back again and again on his journey through vast expanses, Heakan meets naturalists, criminals, religious fanatics, Indians, and lawmen, and his exploits turn him into a legend. Diaz defies the conventions of historical fiction and genre (travel narratives, the bildungsroman, nature writing, the Western), offering a probing look at the stereotypes that ...

In the Distance 2018, Daunt Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781911547235

Mass-market paperback

In the Distance 2017, Coffee House Press

ISBN-13: 9781566894883

Trade paperback