Set against the arresting beauty of the American Southwest, Spinrecounts the story of young Edward Slavin, orphaned at age seven when his parents die tragically in the crash of a small plane his father is piloting. Edward's obsessive quest for a father ultimately leads to self-discovery and the realization that, no matter who we are or how we live our lives, we are all orphans in many ways.
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Donald Everett Axinn, a poet and novelist, is also a major real estate developer in the New York area who personally experienced the dizzying heights and gaping depths of business in the 1980s and survived to tell the tale. Active in many civic, educational and ecological causes, he lives with his wife Joan on Long Island and in Middlebury, Vermont.