by Sylvia Weiser


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1989 by Sylvia Weiser

"I have always liked Sylvia Weiser's writing."-- John Irving

History happens to everyone. Even people in the Valley.

From the heady days of the Tien An Men crisis to the dawn of a new decade, four LA suburbanites-businessman, playwright, professor, and housewife-confront artists and philistines, lawyers and liars, in a series of quixotic quests for love, redemption, and the meaning of democracy-right in their own backyards.

Funny, caustic, exuberant, rueful, 1989 is American Kafka, updated and feminized Philip Roth, a fast-moving novel with plot twists and a grand reversal, as well-written as it is absorbing.

"A comic twist in every sentence."--Michigan Review

"Don't miss this humanistic satire"--Los Angeles magazine

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ISBN-13: 9780595325160
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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