By Michael Blouin
Haven is fiercely protecting of her little brother, Chase, spiriting him away while their father’s mood is set to flare all over again. She hides the bread away so he’ll have anything for lunch, and he or she teaches him to conceal himself. but if that’s not sufficient to maintain him secure, she steals the automobile and takes them either away to their aunt, Mary, who attempts her most sensible to like and nurture them.
They try and redeem their harrowing adolescence in numerous methods: Haven, misplaced and broken, is going to clinical college and teacher’s collage, and marries younger, hoping to discover which means via her daughter, April. Chase battles his demons via cathartic yet doomed functionality artwork. And, constantly, they struggle to maintain each other afloat.
Chase and Haven is a haunting tale inventively instructed and deeply felt of discomfort and love, made up of hundreds of thousands of small impressionist elements that refract the quiet spectrum of the wonder and the detritus of 2 entwined lives.
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Chase and Haven by Michael Blouin