Ya! and John-Juan: Two Novels (American Literature (Dalkey Archive))
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:1st Dalkey Archive Ed
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.7
- Dimensions (in):8.1 x 6 x 0.7
- Publication Date:December 1, 2002
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- ISBN13: 9781564782816
- Condition: Used - Very Good
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Well-respected throughout his career, Douglas Woolf created some of the most startlingly original works of the twentieth century. The two novels collected here create a dreamlike vision of America where helplessness prevails and the actions of the sane seem tinged with madness.
Ya! takes place during the Christmas reunion of a penniless novelist and his teenage daughter at the nightmarish home of a super-American family; John-Juan begins with an amnesiac who finds himself in a Mexican border town with only his pajamas and watch before becoming part of a surreal and somewhat frightening community organized around "runners" that collect trash along the highways.
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