- ISBN: 9780872865181
- ISBN: 0872865185
- Description: 183 p. ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: San Francisco, CA : City Lights Books, c2011.
- 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult Fiction||FICTION/Ehrenreich (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Swampscott||Harris Room||Fic Ehrenreich (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Summary:|| "A bearded man in a badly soiled suit known only The Stranger wanders the fringes of a dying metropolis, looking for a way to 'get back on top.' Thwarted and rejected at every turn--even by the author of this novel, whom he visits repeatedly in unsuccessful attempts to determine the outcome of his own narrative--his impotence and rage drive him to acts of seemingly senseless violence. He encounters various characters on his journey: three skinheads who beat him senseless, a pack of sadistic boys who torture him, a deaf-mute woman who tries to heal him, and a deranged man who identifies him as The One. A sidewalk preacher and a crew of lost souls attempt to follow his trail, and an innocent boy ignites a fire that threatens to consume them all."--P.  of cover.
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