Impossible Vacation

April 27, 1993|
Impossible Vacation by Spalding Gray
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Having detailed the agonies of writing a book in his monologue Monster in a Box, Spalding Gray now gives us the monster itself: a convulsively funny, unexpectedly moving novel about a man eternally searching for a moment of protected pleasure even as he is permanently incapable of finding it.

Brewster North witnesses his mother''s madness but misses her suicide; searches frantically for enlightenment in the Poconos and zipless sex in India; suffers family ennui in Rhode Island and a nervous breakdown in Amsterdam. In the process he emerges as a hilariously complex everyman. And as Gray narrates his hero''s free fall, he confirms his own stature as one of our funniest, most eccentric, and most engaging storytellers.
Spalding Gray was born and raised in Rhode Island. A cofounder of the acclaimed New York City theater company the Wooster Group, he appeared on Broadway and in numerous films, including Roland Joffé’s The Killing Fields, David Byrne’s True Stories, Garry Marshall’s Beaches, and as the subject of ...
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Title:Impossible Vacation
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.5 in
Published:April 27, 1993
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780679745235

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