Garth Stein, a former documentary filmmaker, was co-producer of an Academy Award-winning short film. He is the author of the #1 bestselling The Art of Racing in the Rain andRaven Stole the Moon. He lives in Seattle with his wife and children.
Praise for How Evan Broke His Head A BookSense pick *
Winner of a Pacific Northwest Bookseller Award "A funny,
bewitching, observant book about families, fathers and sons, and
growing up, no matter how old you are."
--The Oregonian "A beautifully un-shiny novel of passion, forgiveness and the life force that is fatherhood."
--PNBA Awards Committee "Captivating, moving, and always observant ... a wonderful, beautiful book; I will never forget it!"
--Ben Sherwood, author of The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud "A compelling tale."
--Seattle Post-Intelligencer "An engrossing family drama."
--Publishers Weekly "Hits all the frets of a powerful story: sharp-witted dialogue, vivid characters, insight into medical challenges and prose that snaps like well-placed plucks of guitar strings. . . . I hold up my lighter and turn it full-flame for Stein's latest work. Encore!"
--The Seattle Times