Civilization and Its Part in My Downfall

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Quarrington, Paul
Published by Vintage Books, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (1995)
ISBN 10: 0394224450 ISBN 13: 9780394224459
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Book Description Vintage Books, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 1995. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 0394224450 309 pages. A NEW UNREAD COPY. U.S. orders are shipped from Lewiston, NY location. Bookseller Inventory # 020168

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Quarrington, Paul
ISBN 10: 0394224450 ISBN 13: 9780394224459
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Ships From Canada. New. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 320 p. Audience: General/trade. Review "'"A fast and funny piece of picaresque, a refined rollick through the earliest days of movies.A wonderfully looping narrative in period dress, with a plot that fairly spins with ribald, comic energy.Hilarious. "'"--The Financial Post "'"Verbal ripeness, a wildly eccentric cast of characters, comic scenes of rare nuttiness, rutting galore, and a quest, which like all good quests ends back where it began in a rather astonishing way.Mythically proportioned. "'"--The Globe and Mail "'"Crammed with incidents that occur at breath-taking speed.Consistently pleasing. "'"--The Toronto Star Book Description Received with almost unanimous accolades from critics and readers alike, Civilization is the amazing tale of Thom Moss, a young man who sets out in the early twentieth century in search of a grand adventure. He soon finds himself in the thick. Bookseller Inventory # 8623929730

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Quarrington, Paul
Published by Vintage Books Canada (1995)
ISBN 10: 0394224450 ISBN 13: 9780394224459
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Book Description Vintage Books Canada, 1995. Trade paperback. Book Condition: New. New. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 320 p. Audience: General/trade. Review "A fast and funny piece of picaresque, a refined rollick through the earliest days of movies.A wonderfully looping narrative in period dress, with a plot that fairly spins with ribald, comic energy.Hilarious. "--The Financial Post "Verbal ripeness, a wildly eccentric cast of characters, comic scenes of rare nuttiness, rutting galore, and a quest, which like all good quests ends back where it began in a rather astonishing way.Mythically proportioned. "--The Globe and Mail "Crammed with incidents that occur at breath-taking speed.Consistently pleasing. "--The Toronto Star Book Description Received with almost unanimous accolades from critics and readers alike, Civilization is the amazing tale of Thom Moss, a young man who sets out in the early twentieth century in search of a grand adventure. He soon finds himself in the thick of Hollywoodland, employed as an actor by the renowned Caspar Willison, master of the two-reel cowboy flicker. However, Thom's fortune quickly takes a ruinous turn and he lands in the Penitentiary, where he writes the story of his downfall. At once hilarious and courageous, Civilization is a daring work by one of Canada's finest novelists. From the Back Cover "A fast and funny piece of picaresque, a refined rollick through the earliest days of movies.A wonderfully looping narrative in period dress, with a plot that fairly spins with ribald, comic energy.Hilarious. "--The Financial Post "Verbal ripeness, a wildly eccentric cast of characters, comic scenes of rare nuttiness, rutting galore, and a quest, which like all good quests ends back where it began in a rather astonishing way.Mythically proportioned. "--The Globe and Mail "Crammed with incidents that occur at breath-taking speed.Consistently pleasing. "--The Toronto Star About the Author Paul Quarrington's Whale Music, for which he won a Governor's General's Award, was released as a major feature film last fall by Alliance, and premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. Q. Bookseller Inventory # 0001568

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