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ISBN: 1400041554 / ISBN-13: 9781400041558

Driving on the Rim


There must be meaning to existence beyond professional accreditation, and though scantly equipped, Berl Pickett has been on a mission to find it, ... Show synopsis

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best american novel of 2010

by faimachung on Jan 6, 2012

Driving On the Rim is, arguably, Mr. McGuane's best novel. Written in the first person, its narrator describes the slow, small trainwrecks of his life in a fashion that will have you laughing out loud and nodding your head in agreement. The ambivalent and perplexed doctor at its center is as honest a character as has appeared in recent American fiction. Inner dialogue overlays the beautifully described open country, and the frequently pathetic small town characters that will be recognizable to all

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