By Geoffrey Wolff

ISBN-10: 0679403337

ISBN-13: 9780679403333

ISBN-10: 0804170096

ISBN-13: 9780804170093

With those interwoven autobiographical essays, Geoffrey Wolff, writer of the acclaimed The Duke of Deception, recounts the ethical (and immoral) schooling of a author, buddy, husband, and father, as he bargains his lively, dependent, and deeply felt observations on a unprecedented existence: from wildly dysfunctional adolescence Christmases to a concupiscent profession instructing literature in Istanbul; from a victory over the chaos of drink to a life-affirming quit to the majesty of the Matterhorn; and from a foundering friendship to the transcending love of family.

He stocks with us, then, the knowledge of an alert guy studying in the course of the unsettling collisions of time, position, and native customized, and during the strength of trouble and threat, to convey his many disparate selves jointly -- with dazzling high-stakes candor and astonishing literary agility.

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