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Poor George

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Poor George gives us George Mecklin, a restless, soft-spoken teacher at a private school in Manhattan. Depressed by his life of vague moral purpose, George discovers a local adolescent named Ernest breaking into his house. Rather than hand the boy over to the police, as his nagging wife insists, George instead decides to tutor him. His life consequently implodes. Filled with vividly acid portrayals of American life in the 1960s, prescient explorations of suburban anomie, and a riotously disturbing cast of supporting characters, Poor George is a classic American novel-further reminder of Paula Fox's astonishing literary gifts.
With an introduction by Jonathan Lethem. Some age yellowing.

Item details

Author(s):
Paula Fox
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
211x140x18
EAN-13:
9780393321319
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780393321319
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
220
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company

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Poor George gives us George Mecklin, a restless, soft-spoken teacher at a private school in Manhattan. Depressed by his life of vague moral purpose, George discovers a local adolescent named Ernest breaking into his house. Rather than hand the boy over to the police, as his nagging wife insists, George instead decides to tutor him. His life consequently implodes. Filled with vividly acid portrayals of American life in the 1960s, prescient explorations of suburban anomie, and a riotously disturbing cast of supporting characters, Poor George is a classic American novel-further reminder of Paula Fox's astonishing literary gifts.
With an introduction by Jonathan Lethem. Some age yellowing.

Author(s):
Paula Fox
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
211x140x18
EAN-13:
9780393321319
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780393321319
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
220
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company

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