Show World: A Novel

Paperback | July 2, 2013

byWilton Barnhardt

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Author of Emma Who Saved My Life and Lookaway, Lookaway

The author of the beloved novels Gospel, Emma Who Saved My Life, and Lookaway, Lookaway, Wilton Barnhardt is a writer of rare and extraordinary talent who has yet to walk the same ground twice. With Show World, he offers a contemporary woman''s story that will haunt its every reader. Samantha Flint, the figure at the book''s center, flees the Midwest for Smith College to shake her past, to invent a future she can live with. There she meets the redoubtable Mimi Mohr; together and apart they move from New York City to D.C. to Los Angeles. Yet even as each new city takes them to fresh heights of power and wealth, everything Sam wants seems to elude her-and after a series of lapses, both desperate and careless, she finds her dreams have turned against her.

A work of wicked satire, acerbic humor, and unmatched imagination, Show World is Wilton Barnhardt''s clear-eyed estimate of America and what we all want out of her.

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Author of Emma Who Saved My Life and Lookaway, Lookaway The author of the beloved novels Gospel, Emma Who Saved My Life, and Lookaway, Lookaway, Wilton Barnhardt is a writer of rare and extraordinary talent who has yet to walk the same ground twice. With Show World, he offers a contemporary woman's story that will haunt its every reader. Samantha Flint, the figure at the book's center, flees the ...

Wilton Barnhardt is the author of three other novels: Gospel, Lookaway, Lookaway and Emma Who Saved My Life. A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he teaches fiction in the master of fine arts in creative writing program at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he lives.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.82 inPublished:July 2, 2013Publisher:PicadorLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1250047889

ISBN - 13:9781250047885

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