This novel is about a man pursued by his shadow. Its protagonist is either a desperate ex-con who has become convinced that he is an important American novelist or a desperate American novelist who has become convinced that he, and most of what passes for literary life on three continents, is a con.
Originally is a published in 1986, this new edition [the paperback edition 2008] returns to print a classic, landmark work of American fiction.
Winner of The Western States Book Award
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