Waiting For The Man

April 1, 2014|
Waiting For The Man by Arjun Basu
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A surreal journey of a man who is searching for purpose and for happiness Joe, a 36-year-old advertising copywriter for a slick New York agency, feels disillusioned with his life. He starts dreaming of a mysterious man, seeing him on the street, and hearing his voice. Joe decides to listen to the Man and so he waits on his stoop, day and night, for instructions. A local reporter takes notice, and soon Joe has become a story, a media sensation, the centre of a storm. When the Man tells Joe to "go west," he does, in search of meaning. Waiting for the Man is a compelling and visceral story about the struggle to find something more in life, told in two interwoven threads - Joe at the beginning of his journey in Manhattan, and at the end of it as he finds new purpose on a ranch in Montana under the endless sky.
Arjun Basu is a writer and editor. In 2008, he published Squishy, a collection of short stories that was shortlisted for the ReLit Prize. His stories have been published in many literary journals, including Matrix and Joyland. He also writes 140-character short stories he calls Twisters on Twitter (@ArjunBasu), which have won him a Sho...
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Title:Waiting For The Man
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:296 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:296 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:April 1, 2014
Publisher:ECW Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770411777

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