1888, SAN MIGUEL is the tiny, desolate island where Marantha lands. This is the first day of her new life on SAN MIGUEL. March, 1930. Another family arrives on SAN MIGUEL, and they achieve a celebrity of sorts as the world take an interest in these wayward people living in the wild. But the unyielding island is haunted by its history. Will the family be able to cling together as the war threatens to pull everything apart? SAN MIGUEL is a vivid and gripping story of hard lives pitched against the elements, stubborn men and the unbearable burden of love.
The biggest novel yet from the master of American fiction, the New York Times bestselling author of The Women, T.C. Boyle. A New York Times Notable Book 2012.