Wide Open (Paperback)

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As winner of the highly prestigious IMPAC International Dublin Literary Award, Wide Openbeat out books by such masters as Toni Morrison, Philip Roth, and Michael Cunningham. It is truly extraordinary work of fiction, taking readers into a small English seaside town, and into the minds and hearts of its remarkable inhabitants -- a man named Ronny, weed killer by trade, who has some strange things in common with a man he finds dangling from a bridge; Nathan, the son of a pedophile, who toils in the Underground's Lost Property department, endlessly logging missing items; Sara, purveyor of her family boar farm, and Lily, her teenage daughter, tragically born with unformed organs and blood that refuses to clot. Starkly original and at turns hilarious, sad, and hopeful, Wide Openbrilliantly displays Nicola Barker's delightfully singular literary talent.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060933753
ISBN-10: 0060933755
Publisher: Ecco Press
Publication Date: January 9th, 2001
Pages: 304
Language: English

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