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Jesus' Son by Denis Johnson
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A poetic, disorienting book of short fiction about semi-criminals, heroin addicts and idlers squandering their lives on the fringes of urban northern Idaho.

The narrator is a study in contrasts: irresponsible, irrational . . . and yet gifted with moments of almost mystical clarity.
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April 1, 2008 – Finished Reading
April 9, 2008 – Shelved
April 13, 2014 – Shelved as: short-stories

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Nom de Plume Perfect review!


message 2: by Rae (new) - rated it 5 stars

Rae Meadows Nice review! I love this book. Curious about the new posthumous story book, which supposedly is a continuation of Jesus' Son.


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