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Critical Praise

“Subtle, nuanced and deeply compassionate. . . . A remarkable examination of conscience.”

——The Washington Post Book World

“Alvarez [has] skillfully concocted a fascinating life story. . . . Fresh and unusual, and thought-provokingly sensitive.”

——The Boston Globe

Saving the World is wise and spellbinding as it ponders the difficulty of the human condition in any era, and the ways the actions and decisions of a few individuals can make things better or worse.”

——Minneapolis Star Tribune