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TREE OF SMOKE.

Johnson, Denis.

ISBN 10: 0330449206 / ISBN 13: 9780330449205
Published by FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX., NY, 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: TREE OF SMOKE.

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX., NY

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Tree of Smoke A Novel by Johnson, Denis. Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux,2007, Binding: Hardcover

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Amazon Significant Seven, September 2007: Denis Johnson is one of those few great hopes of American writing, fully capable of pulling out a ground-changing masterpiece, as he did in 1992 with the now-legendary collection, Jesus' Son. Tree of Smoke showed every sign of being his "big book": 600+ pages, years in the making, with a grand subject (the Vietnam War). And in the reading it lives up to every promise. It's crowded with the desperate people, always short of salvation, who are Johnson's specialty, but despite every temptation of the Vietnam dreamscape it is relentlessly sober in its attention to on-the-ground details and the gradations of psychology. Not one of its 614 pages lacks a sentence or an observation that could set you back on your heels. This is the book Johnson fans have been waiting for--along with everybody else, whether they knew it or not. --Tom Nissley

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