Termite Parade by Joshua MohrTermite Parade by Joshua Mohr

Termite Parade

byJoshua Mohr

Paperback | July 1, 2010

Pricing and Purchase Info

$15.65 online 
$23.50 list price save 33%
Earn 78 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

[A] wry and unnerving story of bad love gone rotten. [Mohr] has a generous understanding of his characters, whom he describes with an intelligence and sensitivity that pulls you in. This is no small achievement."- The New York Times Book Review (Editor's Choice)'Similar to Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment : the most crucial action serves as a portal to and wellspring for the various psychologies of its characters. But Mohr's storytelling is so absorbing that Termite Parade does not read like an analytical rumination; if he is examining the very nature of these characters under a microscope, he at least lets the specimens speak for themselves.'- San Francisco Chronicle " Termite Parade is a sucker punch to literary complacency, without a hint of authorial self-absorption. Mohr is a post-millennial Bukowski with a dash of Hubert Selby, Jr. thrown in for good measure, and with only two published novels under his belt, he is rapidly becoming one of my favorite American novelists."- Powell's Review-A-Day Termite Parade is the follow-up to Joshua Mohr's San Francisco Chronicle bestselling first novel - and one of O, The Oprah Magazine's '10 Terrific Reads of 2009' - Some Things That Meant the World to Me. Termite Parade tells the story of Mired, the self-described "bastard daughter of a menage a trois between Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Sylvia Plath, and Eeyore." Mired catalogs her "museum of emotional failures," the latest entry to which is her boyfriend Derek, an auto mechanic (whose body may or may not be infested with termites), who loses his cool carrying her up the stairs to their apartment.As Derek's termites wreak havoc on his nervous system, Mired pieces together the puzzle, each character revealing aspects of their savage natures, culminating in a climax of pure animal chaos. "
JOSHUA MOHR is the author of the novels Some Things that Meant the World to Me, which was one of O Magazine 's Top 10 reads of 2009, and the newly released Termite Parade, which was an Editor's Choice selection of The New York Times Book Review. He has an MFA from the University of San Francisco and has published numerous short stories...
Sirens
Sirens

by Joshua Mohr

$21.30$22.95

In stock online

Available in stores

Fight Song: A Novel
Fight Song: A Novel

by Joshua Mohr

$22.69$23.50

In stock online

Not available in stores

All This Life: A Novel
All This Life: A Novel

by Joshua Mohr

$25.59$31.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Shop this author
Title:Termite ParadeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.5 × 5.25 × 0.75 inPublished:July 1, 2010Publisher:Two Dollar RadioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:098201516X

ISBN - 13:9780982015162

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Termite Parade

Reviews