Restored to the author's original version, Loop's Progress is the first of The Loop Trilogy. An uproarious novel about coming-of-age that reflects the gritty reality of modern urban America.
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Loop's Progress is an uproarious novel about coming of age that reflects the gritty reality of modern urban America. Through a narrative that loops and winds with the elliptical brilliance of Gabriel Garcia Márquez, and the wacky logic of John Kennedy Toole, Loop's Progress charts the story of Jarvis Loop's youth and adolescence in a working-class neighborhood that has deteriorated until it is little more than a slum. The memorable cast of characters includes Red, Jarvis's larger-than-life father, who dominates his family with his warmth and incipient violence; Jarvis's mother, Helen, who keeps a bevy of religious statuary in her living room; Neda, his 300 pound sister, who devours books as fast as she does chocolate; and an entire original assortment of strange neighbors and stranger friends.
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060971193
Book Description Harper & Row, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Perennial Library. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060971193
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800609711991.0