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Don't skip out on me

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'Magnificent. Vlautin is now one of America's great writers.' RODDY DOYLE'Vlautin is one of the bravest novelists writing. Meet Horace Hopper, a twenty-one-year-old farm hand in Tonopah, Nevada, who works for Mr Reece and his wife, the nearest thing he's had to family in years.But Horace, half-white half-Paiute Indian, dreams of bigger things. Leaving behind the farm and its fragile stability, he heads South to re-invent himself as the Mexican boxer Hector Hidalgo. Slowly, painfully, the possibility emerges that his dreams might not just be the delusions of a lost soul. but at what cost, and what of those he's left behind?Exploring the fringes of contemporary America, Don't Skip Out on Me is an extraordinary work of compassion - a novel about the need for human connection and understanding - and essential reading, now more than ever.

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Author(s):
Willy Vlautin
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0571301649
ISBN-13:
9780571301645
Publisher:
Faber & Faber
Title:
Don't skip out on me

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'Magnificent. Vlautin is now one of America's great writers.' RODDY DOYLE'Vlautin is one of the bravest novelists writing. Meet Horace Hopper, a twenty-one-year-old farm hand in Tonopah, Nevada, who works for Mr Reece and his wife, the nearest thing he's had to family in years.But Horace, half-white half-Paiute Indian, dreams of bigger things. Leaving behind the farm and its fragile stability, he heads South to re-invent himself as the Mexican boxer Hector Hidalgo. Slowly, painfully, the possibility emerges that his dreams might not just be the delusions of a lost soul. but at what cost, and what of those he's left behind?Exploring the fringes of contemporary America, Don't Skip Out on Me is an extraordinary work of compassion - a novel about the need for human connection and understanding - and essential reading, now more than ever.

Author(s):
Willy Vlautin
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0571301649
ISBN-13:
9780571301645
Publisher:
Faber & Faber
Title:
Don't skip out on me

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