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The Pontoon Manifesto

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Thirty-three fictional beginnings to be shuffled and read in any order.

According to Richard Kostelanetz, critic, curator and language artist, Henry James Korn's The Pontoon Manifesto is a pioneering modular fiction. This late 1960's literary experiment anticipated some major themes and plot points in Korn's novel Amerikan Krazy . The Pontoon Manifesto was initially flo
Unbound, Card-Edition Limited to 100 copies, 40 pages
Published 1974 by Assembling Press (first published 1970)
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Chris Aldrich
Nov 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
Written in the 1970's this avant-garde work presaged some interesting ideas that have been executed in other forms on the internet since.

Though it has been published in one or two different incarnations in traditional literary magazines and anthologies, by far, the best version for reading (actually playing) with this "text" is to have it in the original unbound card form.
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Henry James Korn's debut novel Amerikan Krazy is coming on February 22, 2016.

Korn has written about art, sports, popular culture, media and history for magazines and newspapers and his stories have been published in fiction anthologies and literary magazines. Korn was awarded a writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

From 2008-13, Korn served as Orange County Great Park princip

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