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When John Edmonds arrives in Columbus, he is jobless, womanless, a drifting, grinding writer whose perennial go-to survival is misstepping in the right direction; showing that with the same shovel he might dig his own grave, a man can haphazardly carve his path into narrow escape and luck, and into the fame of Venice. A popular outcast on top of a world he turns upside down: Surprised by none of it, amused by all of it. Edmonds is a ...
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Flotsam for Jetsam

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Overview

When John Edmonds arrives in Columbus, he is jobless, womanless, a drifting, grinding writer whose perennial go-to survival is misstepping in the right direction; showing that with the same shovel he might dig his own grave, a man can haphazardly carve his path into narrow escape and luck, and into the fame of Venice. A popular outcast on top of a world he turns upside down: Surprised by none of it, amused by all of it. Edmonds is a revolutionary underdog. You’ll root for him, and you’ll want to be him.

A locomotive of a book written with an unsettling vein of urgency, surreal sensitivity to emotional detail, and seductively dark humor, March of Time and Skin and Dead Birds Hot author Jeff Stewart comes through again: Lean, fierce narrative and phantom prose shadow the hunger haunting every page, all with a bit of love and light shining through the window on Flotsam for Jetsam.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016356259
  • Publisher: Jeff Stewart
  • Publication date: 1/1/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,362,407
  • File size: 376 KB

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