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By Daniel Buckman

ISBN-10: 0312362684

ISBN-13: 9780312362683

ISBN-10: 0312427638

ISBN-13: 9780312427634

"A new Hemingway" (San Francisco Chronicle) weaves jointly the tales of 2 males and the Vietnamese name woman who unites them.

Set at the rain-slicked streets of Chicago, seriously acclaimed writer Daniel Buckman explores the unfocused longing and unfulfilled expectancies of 2 males balanced precariously at the edge.

Mike Spence is an unhappy author with not anything left to jot down approximately. He lives in Chicago along with his spouse and a major burden of unrealized expectancies putting over his head. to flee he concocts tricky fantasies approximately go back and forth and profession and the way his lifestyles can be diversified as soon as he will get this activity, takes that holiday, marries a distinct woman. He ends each one night staring out his darkened window and into the house of a pretty Vietnamese lady who lives within the two-flat around the street.

Donald Goetzler is a Vietnam Vet who made it via, spent the final thirty years of his existence using a table at Weber commercial provide, and is now retiring with a nasty Mexican buffet and a gold Rolex. he is obtained not anything to appear ahead to yet his weekly consultation with the Vietnamese name lady who takes him again via his thoughts of whilst he was once younger and his lifestyles was once real.

As the 2 males build their problematic myth worlds round the related girl, those 3 souls are blind to the stunning and explosive results that the intersection in their lives will deliver

In a fantastically crafted novel, Daniel Buckman demonstrates the prodigious expertise that informs repeated comparisons to Hemingway, Faulkner, Mailer, and O'Brien, and once more tantalizes with the chance that his identify will in the future be etched in American literature along the masters.

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