August 01, 2006

The Path of Dreams

The Path of Dreams is a theological comedy of manners arising out of the traditional Japanese practice of the arranged marriage. The matchmakers in this case are an Osaka samurai academic and a Scottish Mormon polygamist. The union these two 19th century raconteurs plot for their 21st century great-great grandchildren--Elaine Chieko Packard and Connor McKenzie--is one their descendants could never have anticipated, for this o-miai exists only on "the path of dreams."

Extended excerpts from the novel, an illustrated glossary, a map of the BYU campus, a discussion about the Song of Solomon and the poems of Ono no Komachi can be found at the website.

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# posted by Anonymous Anonymous
Hey!!! I'm interested in reading your book... Will it be released internationally? Say... In southeast asia (philippines)? Hope so...
Thanks... and good luck on your book launch...:)
8/12/2006 8:09 PM

# posted by Blogger Eugene
Thanks for your interest! The book can be ordered (internationally) through Amazon, and should be available to any bookseller with access to a wholesaler like Ingrams or Baker & Taylor. On Monday (8/14 MDT), the ebook will also go on sale. Check back here for links and additional information.
8/13/2006 8:07 AM