Abandoned by his wife, Gordon needs something more - love. Love in the shape of Lu Anne. Following her to Mexico where she is filming a movie he's ...Show synopsisAbandoned by his wife, Gordon needs something more - love. Love in the shape of Lu Anne. Following her to Mexico where she is filming a movie he's scripted, it doesn't matter to Gordon that Lu Anne is fighting for survival too, and that Gordon may push her over the edge.Hide synopsis
Description:New in New dust jacket. 0394525736. Book and DJ New. No names or...New in New dust jacket. 0394525736. Book and DJ New. No names or ANY markings. DJ not price clipped ($17.95); 258 pages; Yes, mint 1st edition.
Description:New. Ships From Canada. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 258 p....New. Ships From Canada. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 258 p. Audience: General/trade. From Library Journal: Adrift since his wife left him, tasting "'"death and ruin, "'" screenwriter Gordon Walker needs "'"a little something to get by on"'" beyond alcohol and cocaine; so he seeks out his old lover LuAnne, an actress on location in Mexico where she's filming Walker's script of Kate Chopin's The Awakening. A "'"true"'" artist who works "'"without a net, "'" schizophrenic LuAnne is on the verge of a breakdown. Walker survives their explosive reunion and saves himself, but LuAnne acts out her carefully fore shadowed fate. Moviemakingimages of dark and light, illusion and inven tionis the metaphorical frame for this intense, symbolic novel that dramatizes a moral vision of violence and evil in a world where "'"Things don't work out....They just be. Powerful fic tion by the author of Dog Soldiers, which won the National Book Award in 1975. Janet Wiehe, P.L. of Cincinnati & Hamilton Cty. Copy.
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