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- DescriptionA scrappy Brooklyn orphan turned vengeful assassin narrates a visionary tale of the American West.
- Author BiographyNorman Lock is the award-winning author of novels, short fiction, and poetry, as well as stage, radio, and screenplays. He has won The Dactyl Foundation Literary Fiction Award, The Paris Review Aga Khan Prize for Fiction, and writing fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Lock's recent works of fiction include the short story collection Love Among the Particles, a Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year, and three books in The American Novels series: The Boy in His Winter, a re-envisioning of Mark Twain's classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that Scott Simon of NPR's Weekend Edition hailed for make[ing] Huck and Jim so real you expect to get messages from them on your iPhone; American Meteor, an homage to Walt Whitman and William Henry Jackson named a Firecracker Award finalist and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year; and The Port-Wine Stain, a mesmerizingly twisted, richly layered. (New York Times Book Review) homage to Edgar Allan Poe and Thomas Dent Mutter. Lock lives in Aberdeen, New Jersey, where he is at work on the next books of The American Novels series: A Fugitive in Walden Woods, his homage to Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Wreckage of Eden, his homage to Emily Dickinson, and Feast Day of the Cannibals, his homage to Herman Melville.
- Author(s)Norman Lock
- PublisherBellevue Literary Press
- Date of Publication09/06/2015
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitleThe American Novels
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBellevue Literary Press
- Weight199 g
- Width127 mm
- Height190 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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