Make Dust Our Paper: A Novel by Joseph M. ReynoldsMake Dust Our Paper: A Novel by Joseph M. Reynolds

Make Dust Our Paper: A Novel

byJoseph M. ReynoldsContribution byAnna Faktorovich

Hardcover | July 20, 2017

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Carrigan approaches the millennium New Year craving climax and culmination. What he finds instead is constant anti-climax, and lack of definitional consequence for his failures and failings and genius. A conceptual heir to Fitzgerald’s This Side of Paradise, this novel explores everything from Carrigan’s past in the spelling bee as a contemptuous 12-year-old, to his father’s death in Ireland years before, to the depth of mystery, violence, and secrecy that he returns to, both existentially, and literally, as he becomes 21, and then 22, without proper fanfare or notice.

Joseph Matthew Reynolds did his graduate work in Creative Fiction under the tutelage of acclaimed novelist and memoirist Da Chen. He teaches college in New England, and at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland during the summer term. As an undergraduate, he was a speechwriter and intern in the U.S. Senate office of the late Senator Edward...
Title:Make Dust Our Paper: A NovelFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:122 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:July 20, 2017Publisher:Anaphora Literary PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1681143364

ISBN - 13:9781681143361


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“An instant classic. A major new talent has arrived.” —Da Chen, New York Times best-selling author and former recipient of The Washington Post best book award