The Stars at Noon

May 30, 2000|
The Stars at Noon by Denis Johnson
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Set in Nicaragua in 1984, The Stars at Noon is a story of passion, fear, and betrayal told in the voice of an American woman whose mission in Central America is as shadowy as her surroundings. Is she a reporter for an American magazine as she sometimes claims, or a contact person for Eyes of Peace? And who is the rough English businessman with whom she becomes involved? As the two foreigners become entangled in increasingly sinister plots, Denis Johnson masterfully dramatizes a powerful vision of spiritual bereavement and corruption.
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...
Title:The Stars at Noon
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.42 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.42 in
Published:May 30, 2000
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060976101

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