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In a rural New Jersey boardinghouse, in 1939, ten-year-old Billy Recco, his divorced mother, her bitter, widowed father, and philanderer Tom Thebus are caught up in familial and sexual strife
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In addition to his books of poetry and criticism, Gilbert Sorrentino is the author of fourteen novels, including Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things, The Sky Changes, and Mulligan Stew. He has received numerous grants and awards throughout his career, including the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature, two Guggenheim Fellowships, two NEA Fellowships and a Lannan Literary Award.From Publishers Weekly:
The daring format devised by poet-novelist Sorrentino creates striking effects here, helping him to bare the realities behind the postures of vacationers at a New Jersey resort during the 1930s.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1981. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0140058796
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0140058796