This is story about the dawn of the twenty-first century. About music and memory. About friends and heroes. About growing up in a world already past its prime. About what it means to follow your bliss when bliss don't pay the bills.
This is a story about shit not working out.
True story: I met Pat Roesle, author of The Zeroes, in a diner in New Jersey a couple years ago. He had worked at a Border's with my then girlfriend, now wife.
Also true: While my wife chatted about hometown stuff with the other folks at the table, Pat and I discussed William Carlos Williams' This Is Just to Say
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that were in
you were probably
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Describing the plot would be superfluous, it would sound like the most mundane and pointless novel ever written. However, that's where the greatness lies, it's so real.
You already know every character in this book, and there's a very good chance that this book is about you. It's about the average person, hoping to make ...more