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Memories from a Sinking Ship: A Novel Barry Gifford

Memories from a Sinking Ship: A Novel

Barry Gifford

Published
ISBN : 9781583227626
Hardcover
272 pages
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 About the Book 

Reminiscent of Mark Twains Huckleberry Finn and Ernest Hemingways Nick Adams stories, Memories from a Sinking Ship travels the landscape of a turbulent world seen through a boy’s steady gaze. Like Twain’s Mississippi River and Hemingway’s BigMoreReminiscent of Mark Twains Huckleberry Finn and Ernest Hemingways Nick Adams stories, Memories from a Sinking Ship travels the landscape of a turbulent world seen through a boy’s steady gaze. Like Twain’s Mississippi River and Hemingway’s Big Two-Hearted, Gifford’s Chicago, New Orleans, and the highways and byways between offer us mesmerizing lives lost in the kaleidoscope of postwar America, in particular those of Roy’s adrift and disappointed mother and his hoodlum father.