As a young boy growing up in Anchorage Alaska, he has a dream of a man carrying a hat box being hit by a bus. Weeks later, when he and his mother are walking down the street, he walks right into that same scene and everything crystallizes and slows down as his dream becomes reality. Years later, David has another dream about his infant daughter.
I am absolutely enamored by Doerr's writing. It is not a book you can skim but rather one you must focus and read every word and truly absorb and enjoy. Poetry. I will be reading more by this gifted author.