Genoa; A Telling of Wonders

Genoa; A Telling of Wonders

by Paul Metcalf
     
 

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This remarkable novel is Paul Metcalf's purging of the burden of his relationship to Herman Melville (his great-grandfather).

"Melville was the monkey on my back... and I could never come to terms with myself until relieved of him....I have written a wicked book".

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This remarkable novel is Paul Metcalf's purging of the burden of his relationship to Herman Melville (his great-grandfather).

"Melville was the monkey on my back... and I could never come to terms with myself until relieved of him....I have written a wicked book".

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A reprint of the Jargon Society edition (1965) of Metcalf's novel. Written to great-grandfather--Herman Melville. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826313003
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
09/28/1991
Pages:
197
Product dimensions:
6.19(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.54(d)

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