The story of two young men, vastly different and from opposite worlds, who meet at Columbia University. One, Orno, comes from a small town in Missouri, unsophisticated and hopelessly behind. The other, Marshall, is a brilliant New Yorker who lives right on the edge.
For Kings and Planets, follows Orno and Marshall from their
In For Kings and Planets, Canin has learned that, from beginning to end, a novel needs the kind of peeks and chasms that, if mapped, would look like a heartbeat on a monitor. All-in-all, this novel is proof that Canin has a novelist inside himself and he's a hard-working Joe at his trade.