A Disorder Peculiar to the Country

A Novel
Product Number: EB00235944
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061856341
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Description

Joyce and Marshall each think the other is killed on September 11-and must swallow their disappointment when the other arrives home. As their bitter divorce is further complicated by anthrax scares, suicide bombs, and foreign wars, they suffer, in ways unexpectedly personal and increasingly ludicrous, the many strange ravages of our time. In this astonishing black comedy, Kalfus suggests how our nation's public calamities have encroached upon our most private illusions.

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Author(s): Ken Kalfus
Original Publish Date: Feb 24, 2009

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