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First published in 1989, the first novel from the author of Gospel. Gil Freeman dreams of leaving the Midwest, going to New York, and becoming a famous actor. "Full of sharp, often acid, character sketches, memorable scenes, alternately touching and uproariously funny, that linger in the memory".--Publishers Weekly.
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A big, funny, engaging, unsentimental and sometimes even wise book...Delightful."-New York PostAuthor of Lookaway, LookawayWilton Barnhardt's novel of coming of age in New York City brims with energy, surprise, irresistible humor, and the heady rush of youth. Its hero, Gil Freeman, a midwestern aspiring actor, comes to the city in sea...