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Sex Offender
     

Sex Offender

by Matthew Stadler
 

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This extravagantly imagined tale chronicles the rehabilitation of a teacher who has had a love affair with a twelve-year-old boy. While the man's crime was to mistake molestation for love, his cure will partake of the same confusion: to help and rehabilitate him, the police and the doctors subject the teacher to increasingly bizarre forms of therapy. Called "an

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This extravagantly imagined tale chronicles the rehabilitation of a teacher who has had a love affair with a twelve-year-old boy. While the man's crime was to mistake molestation for love, his cure will partake of the same confusion: to help and rehabilitate him, the police and the doctors subject the teacher to increasingly bizarre forms of therapy. Called "an astonishment" by Dennis Cooper, The Sex Offender weds compelling mystery with comedy, satire, and politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802136954
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.69(d)

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