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3.76  ·  Rating Details ·  49 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
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Published February 1st 1996 by Serpent's Tail (first published 1970)
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Chris Shaffer
Mar 09, 2009 Chris Shaffer rated it it was ok
Anyone interested in the work of Wurlitzer should read Gary Indiana's essay from his recent collection Utopia's Debris. It sheds a little light on this novel, which, if you actually managed to read the whole thing, is quite helpful.

Oh, and I learned that you should always be thankful for a little bit of ginger ale, even if it's not ginger ale.
Paul
Sep 26, 2014 Paul rated it it was ok
An interesting exercise in the mundane. Is it a dream, is it post apocalyptic - are the characters even real. Interesting if only for something completely different.
Dan
Jul 27, 2013 Dan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: awesome
people after the apocalypse seem really weird and sleepy.
can't wait.

Memphis, Omaha, Halifax, Witchita, Duluth, Houston, Portland, Mobile
Edward Rathke
Oct 02, 2012 Edward Rathke rated it liked it
Three stars is a neutral score from me because I think I need to read this again. Actually, I know I do.

Withholding proper judgement until that time, assuming it comes.
Eugene
Apr 02, 2009 Eugene rated it liked it
derived from and yet both more terminal and minimal than beckett. and--biggest strike against it--not as funny.

but/and just to say it: great font underneath the dustjacket on the hardcover.
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The great-grandson of the man who founded the famous music company published his first novel, Nog in 1969. For most of the seventies Wurlitzer worked in Hollywood, writing screenplays. His 1971 play 2 Lane Blacktop was filmed by maverick producer Monte Hellman, starring Warren Oates with singer James Taylor and Beach Boy Dennis Wilson. In 1973 he wrote the screenplay for Sam Peckinpah's Western Pa ...more
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