A National Book Award nominee in 1971, this is a fiercely funny novel about a theater reviewer on the verge of burn-out.
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Sheed's portrait of theater critic Max Jamison, who is on the edge of burning out, garnered a National Book Award nomination in 1970. Max's work is going to hell, his wife has left him, and he tries to fill the void with numerous sexual escapades that don't seem to help. This edition contains a new afterword by the author. Also new to the series is Sheed's The Morning After and Long After, a 1971 collection of essays and reviews (ISBN 1-58579-038-9. pap. $19.95).
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Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110374204764
Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0374204764 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1050228
Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0374204764