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ISBN: 0571166881 / ISBN-13: 9780571166886

Jesus' son


Jesus' Son is a visionary chronicle of dreamers, addicts, and lost souls. These stories tell of spiralling grief and transcendence, of rock bottom ... Show synopsis

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  • Jesus' Son (Faber & Faber) – Hardcover (1993)
    by Denis Johnson

    Jesus' Son
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    Hardcover, Faber & Faber
    224 pages

    ISBN: 0571166881
    ISBN-13: 9780571166886

    Ten stories by the author of "Resuscitation of a Hanged Man". All of these stories, set in the Midwest and West of the United States, are narrated by a young man, a recovering alcoholic and heroin addict, whose dependencies have led him to petty crime, cruelty, betrayal and various kinds of loss.

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Overall customer rating: 1.000
Alyssa A

Reveling in degradation of humanity

by Alyssa A on Apr 21, 2011

Johnson takes his main character through a series of events that do not serve to produce a character arch but rather just snapshots without continuity. He is demoralizing, degrading, and depressing - without redemption! The point is not that there is hope, or that there is no hope, rather there is ... More

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