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- DescriptionSam Savage [creates] some of the most original, unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction...Readers are left with a voice so strong that Savage is able to derive significance from these events by sheer literary force. --Kevin Larimer, Poets & Writers Savage's skill is in creating complex first-person characters using thing but their own voice. --Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times [Savage] creates one of the most intriguing stories--and one of the most vivid characters--that this reader has encountered this year. --The Writer Sam Savage's most intimate, tender vel yet follows Harold Nivenson, a decrepit, aging man who was once a painter and arts patron. The death of Peter Meinenger, his friend turned romantic and intellectual rival, prompts him to ruminate on his own career as a mir artist and collector and make sense of a lifetime of gnawing doubt. Over time, his bitterness toward his family, his gentrifying neighborhood, and the decline of intelligent artistic discourse gives way to a kind of peace within himself, as he emerges from the shadow of the past and finds a reason to live, every day, in the w. Sam Savage is the best-selling author of Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife, The Cry of the Sloth, and Glass. A native of South Carolina, Savage holds a PhD in philosophy from Yale University. He resides in Madison, Wisconsin.
- Author BiographySam Savage is the bestselling author of Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife, The Cry of the Sloth, and Glass. A native of South Carolina, Sam Savage holds a PhD in philosophy from Yale University. Savage resides in Madison, Wisconsin.
- Author(s)Sam Savage
- PublisherCoffee House Press
- Date of Publication28/02/2013
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationMN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCoffee House Press
- Weight171 g
- Width127 mm
- Height197 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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