Now back in print, this novel is one of Dan Gerber's triumphs.
From the author of "American Atlas", "Out of
Control", and "Grass Fires", Gerber's "A
Voice From the River" followed "Grass Fires" to
prominence on national bestseller lists. This novel once again
affirms the Gerber's solid reputation for writing about the
confrontation of the Spirit World and what some consider to be the
Last of Days.
Dan Gerber was born and grew up in western Michigan. From 1968 through 1972, with Jim Harrison, he coedited the literary magazine Sumac. He has been writer-in-residence at Michigan State University and Grand Valley State University. He was the recipient of the Michigan Author Award in 1992, had work was included in Best American Poetry 1999, and received the Mark Twain Award for Distinguished Contributions to Midwestern Literature in 2001.