Cliff Jones Crafts a Touching Tale of a Boy on a Quest to Find His Place in the Circle of Life

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New book is a heady mix of vibrant illustrations, richly drawn characters and a deeply moving coming-of-age story.

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In his stunning literary debut, author Cliff Jones weaves together vibrant illustrations, richly drawn characters and a deeply moving narrative. Filled with lessons on life, family, hope, dealing with change and destiny, Norvis follows the journey of a young boy determined to find his place in the circle of life.

Set in Central Texas and inspired by the author’s own small-town upbringing, Norvis follows the adventures of the titular character, a nine-year-old boy. Norvis’s experiences encapsulate the woes and joys of growing up in a world engulfed by change. Jones, the gifted narrator, guides readers through lush farmlands, dense forests, encounters with forces of nature and sacred entities and finally to the unforgettable conclusion of Norvis’s life-changing journey.

Heralding the arrival of a gifted new literary voice, Norvis is at once a brilliantly wrought tale of a boy’s coming-of-age under extraordinary circumstances and a universal story of mankind’s perennial quest for purpose.

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About the Author
A central Texas country boy turned miner at age thirty-six, Cliff Jones was inspired to pursue his lifelong passion of becoming an award-winning writer and author. He was introduced to the more complex intricacies of writing as an English major and collegiate athlete through Sam Houston State University. His extensive travels by way of the United States Navy and ten years as an American trucker traveling the entire continental U.S., including Canada, has given him a broad understanding of cultures and geography. He lives in South East Texas with his wife, Brandolyn, and his two sons, Praiyer and Addai.

NORVIS * by Cliff Jones
Publication Date: August 9, 2013
Picture Book; $31.99; 62 pages; 978-1-4836-7226-7
Picture Book Hardcover; $41.99; 62 pages; 978-1-4836-7227-4

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