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By Ron Carlson

“Ron Carlson’s novel is within the coming-of-age culture, with the modern attributes of humor and funky. . . . I cherished Larry for his unpretentiousness, his wry, being concerned perspective on experience.” —New York Times

In this gentle, comedian novel, Larry Boosinger—graduate scholar, author, storage attendant, escaped convict (and might be a person)—has one foot in past due youth whereas he searches frantically for a spot to place the opposite. Beset by way of illusions, attracted via paradoxes, Larry consists of on his allegorical fistfight with existence. He operates in a movie-created global the place makes an attempt are made at perfection. Enamored of the romantic beliefs of outdated video clips, renowned songs, and his personal own hero, F. Scott Fitzgerald, he seeks adventure that may fit his expectations.

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