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Spy of the First Person


Extreame Savings Item! Save 48% on the Spy of the First Person by Knopf at Jen Blood. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The final work from the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, actor, and musician, drawn from his transformative last days   In searing, beautiful prose,


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The final work from the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, actor, and musician, drawn from his transformative last days
 
In searing, beautiful prose, Sam Shepard’s extraordinary narrative leaps off the page with its immediacy and power. It tells in a brilliant braid of voices the story of an unnamed narrator who traces, before our rapt eyes, his memories of work, adventure, and travel as he undergoes medical tests and treatments for a condition that is rendering him more and more dependent on the loved ones who are caring for him. The narrator’s memories and preoccupations often echo those of our current moment—for here are stories of immigration and community, inclusion and exclusion, suspicion and trust. But at the book’s core, and his, is family—his relationships with those he loved, and with the natural world around him. Vivid, haunting, and deeply moving, Spy of the First Person takes us from the sculpted gardens of a renowned clinic in Arizona to the blue waters surrounding Alcatraz, from a New Mexico border town to a condemned building on New York City’s Avenue C. It is an unflinching expression of the vulnerabilities that make us human—and an unbound celebration of family and life.

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Manufacturer:Knopf
Publisher:Knopf
Studio:Knopf
EAN:9780525521563
Item Weight:0.42 pounds
Item Size:0.59 x 7.29 x 7.29 inches
Package Weight:0.42 pounds
Package Size:4.92 x 0.67 x 0.67 inches

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