How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel by C Pam Zhang is a coming-of-age story. The book has hit the shelves on 7 April 2020. It is an unforgettable sibling story and a remarkable novel about a family bound and divided by its memories.
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America. In the twilight of the Gold Rush, two siblings cross a landscape with a gun in their hands and the body of their father on their backs . . .
Ba dies in the night, Ma is already gone. Lucy and Sam, twelve and eleven, are suddenly alone and on the run. With their father’s body on their backs, they roam an unforgiving landscape dotted with giant buffalo bones and tiger paw prints, searching for a place to give him a proper burial.
How Much of These Hills is Gold is a sweeping adventure tale, an unforgettable sibling story, and a remarkable novel about a family bound and divided by its memories.
About the author
C Pam Zhang is an American writer best known for her work How Much of These Hills is Gold, released by Riverhead Books in 2020. Zhang was born in Beijing and moved to the United States when she was 4. Growing up, she moved a lot and lived in ten different places by the time she was 18. She attended Brown University and has studied at Cambridge University. Zhang was the 2017 Truman Capote Fellow at the Iowa Writer’s Workshop.