Richard Wiley won the 1987 PEN/Faulkner Award for Best American Fiction for Soldiers in Hiding, his first novel. He has lived and taught in Korea, Japan, Kenya, and Nigeria, and is the author of Fools’ Gold, Festival for Three Thousand Maidens, Indigo, and Ahmed’s Revenge. He is currently a professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Mr. Wiley is also on the executive board of the North American Network of Cities of Asylum.
A rich and ingenious novel that succeeds brilliantly.
- The New York Times
Teddy Maki is a Japanese American jazz musician trapped in Tokyo and dragged into the Japanese army after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Thirty years later, Maki is a big star on Japanese TV, but wrestles with the guilt he’s been carrying since the war. This all-new edition of Soldiers in Hiding...Forward
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Richard Wiley’s Pen/Faulkner Award winning Soldiers in Hiding launched the Hawthorne Books Rediscovery series. In his introduction to this book, Wole Soyinka said Soldiers in Hiding was, “the most...Forward
Imagine going to a party and someone is there to take you in hand, guide you though the room, and introduce you to the guests. These introductions increase the odds that even the most timid...Forward
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