Famous Writers I Have Known: A Novel

Famous Writers I Have Known: A Novel

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"A gloriously farfetched tale, but alarmingly real to anyone who knows the weird world of MFA programs. Besides which, it's a shit-load of fun." —Peter Carey, two-time winner of the Booker Prize In this brilliant mix of literary satire and crime caper, Frankie Abandonato, a small-time con man on the run, finds refuge by posing as V. S. Mohle—a famously reclusive writer—and teaching in a prestigious writing program somewhere in Texas. Streetwise and semiliterate,… (more)

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The novel is breezy and diverting enough, but as satire goes, it’s pretty mild-mannered.

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Book Details  

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (January 06, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 728 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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