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Título: GOING NATIVE [Signed Copy]
Editorial: Farrar 1994, N.Y.
Año de publicación: 1994
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author
Tipo de libro: Book
1st ed. Fine in dust jacket. Legibly SIGNED at title page by author. N° de ref. de la librería 004205
Sinopsis: Wylie Jones leaves his wife in the suburban Midwest and steals across America, in an indictment of the heart of darkness at the center of American life. By the author of Meditations in Green. 20,000 first printing.
Críticas: So many hyperbolic statements have been made about this novel--from Don DeLillo calling it a "slasher classic," to The Village Voice calling it a "mescaline Slurpee," to The New Yorker comparing it to Orson Welles's "deliciously sleazy" Touch of Evil--that it can be hard to sort out the truth from the hype. The bottom line is that this is a postmodern road novel about mass media, with multiple allusions to horror movies. As the rave review in the premiere horror critique rag, Necrofile, puts it, Going Native is about the "round-the-clock bombardment of inanity and violence that has so thoroughly invaded mundane existence as to render it cartoon-like." If you care about how horror imagery affects modern culture, and you want to have a great time thinking about it, then read this book.
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