If the River Was Whiskey

If the River Was Whiskey

eBook - 1990
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In sixteen stories, T.C. Boyle tears through the walls of contemporary society to reveal a world at once comic and tragic, droll and horrific. Boyle introduces us to a death-defying stuntman who rides across the country strapped to the axle of a Peterbilt, and to a retired primatologist who can't adjust to the "civilized" world. He chronicles the state of romance that requires full-body protection in a disease-conscious age and depicts with aching tenderness the relationship between a young boy and his alcoholic father. These magical and provocative stories mark yet another virtuoso performance from one of America's most supple and electric literary inventors.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin, 1990.
ISBN: 9781101651025
1101651024
Characteristics: 1 online resource (224 pages).
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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