Fishboy : A Ghost's Story (Paperback)

Author: Richard, Mark

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In the brilliant idiom of a modern Melville or Conrad, an odyssey of discovery by a bold and outrageous talent--the PEN/Hemingway Award--winning author of "The Ice At The Bottom Of The World.

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Publisher Textstream
Mfg Part# 9780385425681
SKU 30055252
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0385425686
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Praise
"An elegiac postmodern ghost story."
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Annotation A young boy, believing he has committed a murder, stows away on a trawler full of criminals and freaks.
First Line I began as a boy, as a human-being boy, a boy who fled to sea, a boy with a whistling lisp and the silken-tipped fingers of another class.
Editors Note In the brilliant idiom of a modern Melville or Conrad, an odyssey of discovery by a bold and outrageous talent--the PEN/Hemingway Award--winning author of The Ice At The Bottom Of The World.
Editors Note 3 This lyrical novel by the acclaimed author of The Ice At the Bottom of the World is the story of a young boy who believes he has committed a murder. In an effort to escape his guilt, he stows away on a trawler only to learn that it is crewed by criminals and freaks.
Editors Note 4 In an attempt to expiate his guilt over a murder he believes he committed, a boy stows away on a trawler, where a crew of criminals and freaks share their dark life stories with him
Editors Note 5 In the brilliant idiom of a modern Melville or Conrad, an odyssey of discovery by a bold and outrageous talent--the PEN/Hemingway Award--winning author of The Ice At The Bottom Of The World.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0244
Publisher Anchor Books
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