The Up-down: A Novel

December 6, 2016|
The Up-down: A Novel by Barry Gifford
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A novel of violence, of love, and introspection, The Up-Down follows a man who leaves home and all that’s familiar, finds true love, loses it, and finds it again. Pace’s voyage is outward, among strangers, and inward into the fifth direction that is the up-down, in a sweeping, voracious human tale that takes no prisoners, witnesses extreme brutalities and expresses a childlike amazement. Here the route goes from New Orleans, to Chicago to Wyoming to Bay St. Clement, North Carolina, but the geography he is charting is always first and foremost unchartable.
The author of more than forty works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, which have been translated into over twenty-five languages, BARRY GIFFORD writes distinctly American stories for readers around the globe. From screenplays and librettos to his acclaimed Sailor and Lula novels, Gifford’s writing is as distinctive as it is difficult...
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Title:The Up-down: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.6 inPublished:December 6, 2016Publisher:Seven Stories PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609807146

ISBN - 13:9781609807146

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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