Venus Drive

Stories
Product Number: EB00104357
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781466807365
Publisher: Picador
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Description

An intense, mordantly funny collection of short fiction from the author of Home Land and The Ask. A man with an "old soul" finds himself at a Times Square peep show, looking for more than just a little action. A young man goes into some serious regression after finding his deceased mother's stash of morphine. A group of summer-camp sadists return to the scene of the crime. Sam Lipsyte's brutally funny narratives tread morally ambiguous terrain, where desperate characters stumble over hope, or sometimes merely stumble. Written with ferocious wit and surprising empathy, Venus Drive is a potent collection of stories from "a wickedly gifted writer" (Robert Stone). The Picador paperback edition includes an excerpt from The Ask.

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Author(s): Sam Lipsyte
Original Publish Date: Mar 02, 2010

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