In a tale set against the decaying civilization of the new future, Michel Sarre embarks on a surreal odyssey in search of his past that leads him from Los Angeles to a chaotic Paris and the discovery of the cinematic work of his grandfather, a Parisian director of the 1920s
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Steve Erickson is the author of six other acclaimed novels -- including Days Between Stations and Tours of the Black Clock -- as well as two books about American politics and popular culture. The editor of the literary magazine Black Clock, he also writes about film for Los Angeles and teaches at CalArts.Review:
"There isn't a risk that Steve Erickson hasn't taken in this novel. One gets the feeling that he's laid everything on the line."
-- Los Angeles Times
"One of the most important writers of his generation. Erickson's work feels like right here, right now. Against it, most new fiction reads like it was written by stenographers."
-- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Erickson is a gambler, one of the fabulous mythmakers who are needed in these times of deprivation of the imagination."
-- The New York Times Book Review
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Book Description Vintage, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110394746856
Book Description Vintage, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0394746856
Book Description Vintage. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0394746856. Bookseller Inventory # LY-738U-Y34O