About Andrew Krivak:
Andrew Krivak is an American novelist. His debut novel, The Sojourn (2011) was nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction, won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and was well received critically. He also wrote a memoir about his time in the Jesuit order, A Long Retreat: In Search of a Religious Life (2008). He is a graduate of St. John's College in Annapolis, as well as the writing program at Columbia University. He also holds a Ph.D. from Rutger's University.
Like the body, courage, too, is a thing weakened, especially when we are young and invincible. We can't give one the rest it needs and expect the other to protect us. Don't anger Nature with talk of wishing she had chosen differently. See to your own...Andrew Krivak
The only difference between life here and on the battlefield was there we believed that the outcome of the war would be different, and so fought to that end. Here we were reminded of our defeat, for although they died among comrades, death came quiet...Andrew Krivak
I longed only to turn back and climb and begin life all over again in a place where I might find the peace I'd once known in mountains of another time and another place, and I wondered-if I could slip out of camp unobserved-whether I just might be ab...Andrew Krivak