The Great Perhaps: A Novel by Joe MenoThe Great Perhaps: A Novel by Joe Meno

The Great Perhaps: A Novel

byJoe Meno

Paperback | May 25, 2016

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The sky is falling for the Caspers, a family of cowards. When the parents decide to separate, this family is forced to appreciate the cloudiness of this modern age.
Winner of a Nelson Algren Award, a Pushcart Prize, and a finalist for the 2008 Story Prize, Joe Meno has written two short story collections and four novels, including Hairstyles of the Damned and The Great Perhaps. He teaches creative writing at Columbia College in Chicago.
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Title:The Great Perhaps: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:May 25, 2016Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393304566

ISBN - 13:9780393304565

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The wisest, most humane and transcendent novel on the contemporary family since The Corrections. . . . A marvelous book. — Irvine Welsh, author of TrainspottingMeno masterfully, and meaningfully, conflates the fantastic with the everyday. . . . Tender, funny, spooky, and gripping. — Donna Seaman (Booklist)A darkly funny, lyrical, and shrewdly observant chronicle of a family on the verge of a nervous breakdown. — Tom Perrotta, author of The Abstinence TeacherMeno is thinking hard about why the world is the way it is and about where hope for change might reasonably lie. — Jonathan Dee (New York Times Book Review)