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Titel: Another Bullshit Night in Suck City : A ...
Verlag: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, Scranton, PA, U.S.A.
Zustand: Near Fine
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine
Auflage: 1st Edition
Book looks unread and is near-flawless--light shelfwear to the spine bottom. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 014782
"Devastating....Ranks with Frank Conroy's Stop-Time."--Michael Cunningham"Sometimes I'd see my father, walking past my building on his way to another nowhere. I could have given him a key, offered a piece of my floor. But if I let him inside the line between us would blur, my own slow-motion car wreck would speed up." Nick Flynn met his father for the third time when he was twenty-seven years old, working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. As a teenager he'd received letters from this stranger, a self-proclaimed poet and con man doing time in federal prison for bank robbery. Nick, his own life precariously unsettled, was living alternately in a ramshackle boat and in a warehouse that was once a strip joint. In bold, dazzling prose, Another Bullshit Night in Suck City (a phrase Flynn senior uses to describe his life on the streets) tells the story of two lives and the trajectory that led Nick and his father into that homeless shelter, onto those streets, and finally to each other.
Über den Autor: Nick Flynn is the author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, winner of the PEN/Martha Albrand Award, and The Ticking Is the Bomb. He divides his time between Houston and Brooklyn.
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