Arcadio

Product Number: EB00654847
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781941531129
Publisher: Dzanc Books
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Description

Completed while he was dying, William Goyen's Arcadio is one of the most affecting and imaginative farewells to life ever written. Arcadio, whose voice is inimitably Goyenesque, is a creature from beyond the normal walk of life. Half man, half woman, raised in a whorehouse and for years the veteran exhibitionist in an itinerant circus sideshow, he has escaped from the show and has been wandering in a quest for his lost family. Speaking intimately to the reader, he tells the bizarre and fantastic tale of his life.

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Author(s): William Goyen
Original Publish Date: Oct 10, 2014

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