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Zombie 00
     

Zombie 00

by Brad Gooch
 

Zombie00 is a touching story that explores the dark recesses of human desire and offers a glimpse into how we connect.
Meet "Zombie," a strange and remarkable young man, growing up in Truckstown, Pennsylvania. His earliest childhood memories of visiting the "Sacred Voodoo Chamber" in the nearby Scranton Art Museum leave him in thrall and help spark in him a

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Zombie00 is a touching story that explores the dark recesses of human desire and offers a glimpse into how we connect.
Meet "Zombie," a strange and remarkable young man, growing up in Truckstown, Pennsylvania. His earliest childhood memories of visiting the "Sacred Voodoo Chamber" in the nearby Scranton Art Museum leave him in thrall and help spark in him a process of "zombification" that will last a lifetime. Fear and worship become his guiding forces as he stumbles through life wondering if there are more of his kind or if he is alone. After a series of petty crimes, committed at the behest of his first master, Zombie is given a tiny inheritance and a one-way bus ticket to New York City. He embarks on a weird, surprisingly funny and ultimately poignant odyssey where he meets those who will be responsible for his destin

Editorial Reviews

Bookforum
“Truly great. . . .a subtle and brilliantly odd book, the best of Gooch's career.”
Village Voice
“Readers . . .will find much to admire and even more that will amuse them.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585671878
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
10/02/2001
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.66(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Brad Gooch is the author of the acclaimed biography of Frank O'Hara, City Poet, as well as Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography, along with other nonfiction and three novels. The recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities and Guggenheim fellowships, he earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University and is Professor of English at William Paterson University in New Jersey. He lives in New York City.

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