Pacific by Tom Drury

Pacific by Tom Drury

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Reading "Pacific" makes me once again fall in love with Drury s words, and his perception of a world that is full of dangers and passions and mysteries and graces. Yiyun Li In "Pacific," Tom Drury revisits the community of Grouse County, the setting of his landmark debut, "The End of Vandalism." When fourteen-year-old Micah Darling travels to Los Angeles to reunite with the mother who abandoned him seven years ago, he finds himself out of his league in a land of magical freedom. Back in the Midwest, an ethereal young woman comes to Stone City on a mission that will unsettle the lives of everyone she meetsincluding Micah s half-sister, Lyris, and his father, Tiny, a petty thief. An investigation into the stranger s identity uncovers a darkly disturbed life, as parallel narratives of the comic and tragic, the mysterious and quotidian, unfold in both the country and the city."

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SKU GOR007105144
Title Pacific
Author By (author) Tom Drury
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback / softback
Publisher Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 194
ISBN 10 0802121179
ISBN 13 9780802121172
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

Reading "Pacific" makes me once again fall in love with Drury s words, and his perception of a world that is full of dangers and passions and mysteries and graces. Yiyun Li In "Pacific," Tom Drury revisits the community of Grouse County, the setting of his landmark debut, "The End of Vandalism." When fourteen-year-old Micah Darling travels to Los Angeles to reunite with the mother who abandoned him seven years ago, he finds himself out of his league in a land of magical freedom. Back in the Midwest, an ethereal young woman comes to Stone City on a mission that will unsettle the lives of everyone she meetsincluding Micah s half-sister, Lyris, and his father, Tiny, a petty thief. An investigation into the stranger s identity uncovers a darkly disturbed life, as parallel narratives of the comic and tragic, the mysterious and quotidian, unfold in both the country and the city."
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR007105144
Title Pacific
Author By (author) Tom Drury
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback / softback
Publisher Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 194
ISBN 10 0802121179
ISBN 13 9780802121172
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.