Not since Don DeLillo and George Saunders has a writer caught the humor and irreverent seriousness of our time like Barkan has through his protagonist Paul Berger, a flawed hero whose so-called fate drives him toward enlightenment just as surely as it propels him to destruction. Berger is stunned when he receives an ominous palm reading from a savvy guru at a health retreat in Iowa, of all places. And now it seems the prophecy is coming true. His fiancee, who is about to leave him, is shot at a historic reenactment of the ...

Blind Speed 2012, Triquarterly Books, Evanston

ISBN-13: 9780810129252

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Blind Speed 2008, Triquarterly Books

ISBN-13: 9780810124936

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