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Attention. Deficit. Disorder.: A Novel

Listi, Brad

ISBN 10: 1416912304 / ISBN 13: 9781416912309
Published by Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2006
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Title: Attention. Deficit. Disorder.: A Novel

Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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After Wayne Fencer, a recent film school grad, attends his ex-girlfriend's funeral, he struggles to come to terms with her suicide and the startling news that she was pregnant with his child. Desperate to understand and haunted by regret, Wayne begins a journey that takes him up and down the East Coast (on foot) and across the American West (in an RV), finally arriving at the Costco Soulmate Trading Outpost in the middle of the Black Rock Desert. Along the way, Wayne's journey becomes a series of meditations on modern life, drawing on everything from the ancient philosophy of Siddhartha Gautama to a visit with Gregorio Fuentes, Hemingway's fishing guide and inspiration for The Old Man and the Sea.

A dazzling exploration of love, death, escape, home, and maturation set in the era of information overload, Attention. Deficit. Disorder. is highly original and exhibits an unforgettable voice that is Listi's alone.

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Brad Listi was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He received his BFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his MFA from the University of Southern California. He teaches English and creative writing at Santa Monica College. Please visit him at www.bradlisti.com and www.myspace.com/bradlisti.

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