Fiskadoro

May 30, 2000|
Fiskadoro by Denis Johnson
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Hailed by the New York Times as "wildly ambitious" and "the sort of book that a young Herman Melville might have written had he lived today and studied such disparate works as the Bible, ''The Wasteland,'' Fahrenheit 451, and Dog Soldiers, screened Star Wars and Apocalypse Now several times, dropped a lot of acid and listened to hours of Jimi Hendrix and the Rolling Stones," Fiskadoro is a stunning novel of an all-too-possible tomorrow. Deeply moving and provacative, Fiskadoro brilliantly presents the sweeping and heartbreaking tale of the survivors of a devastating nuclear war and their attempts to breaking tale of the survivors of a devastating nuclear war and their attempts to salvage remnants of the old world and rebuild their culture.
Denis Johnson is the author of The Name of the World, Already Dead, Jesus’ Son, Resuscitation of a Hanged Man, Fiskadoro, The Stars at Noon, and Angels. His poetry has been collected in the volume The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations Millennium General Assembly. He is the recipient of a Lannan Fellowship and a Whiting Writer’s...
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Title:Fiskadoro
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 0 X 0 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 0 X 0 X 0 in
Published:May 30, 2000
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060976095

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