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Grief Species

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A newspaper reporter in rural upstate Pennsylvania (Pike, Logan) finds his dream job is in dramatic decline. Over the course of a year, through being a journalist and traveling to three distinct weddings across the United States, Pike is forced to confront immigration identity, the American career path and modern sexism. Composed in “Speed Prose” with a heavy concentration ...more
Paperback, 1, 292 pages
Published April 28th 2014 by Create Space
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Seth
Jun 21, 2014 Seth rated it really liked it
I rated this book a four, but really it's a 4 1/2 stars.

The story from the very beginning reminded me a lot of Saul Bellow's "Seize The Day". But Pike is a lot smarter than Tommy Wilhelm even on his best day. In the end that may be Pike's downfall.

This is a really fantastic book and I would recommend it to anyone. But I honestly feel that this book would be especially important to those people who have trouble growing up and letting go of that party all the time mentality.

This was a great firs
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Erin M
Jul 07, 2014 Erin M rated it really liked it
This was a great first book - flowed nicely, and it had a vulnerability to it that I wasn't expecting. I think Pike has a lot of the feelings that the Gen X/Y group has - very identifiable, introspective, and funny.
Adam Doc
May 05, 2014 Adam Doc rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Even though I wrote it, it's still pretty bad. JK.
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