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Memories From a Sinking Ship
Memories From a Sinking Ship Barry Gifford
by Barry Gifford


 
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New York, NY: Seven Stories Press (2007)

First Edition. Signed.

Near fine in dust jacket.

Reminiscent of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams stories, Memories from a Sinking Ship travels the landscape of a turbulent world seen through a boy's steady gaze. Like Twain's Mississippi River and Hemingway's Big Two-Hearted, Gifford's Chicago, New Orleans, and the highways and byways between offer us mesmerizing lives lost in the kaleidoscope of postwar America, in particular those of Roy's adrift and disappointed mother and his hoodlum father.

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