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The Year of Endless Sorrows free pdf New York City, the early 1990s: the recession is in full swing and young people are squatting in abandoned buildings in the East Village while the homeless riot in Tompkins Square Park. The Internet is not part of daily life- the term "dot-com" has yet to be coined- and people's financial bubbles are burst for an entirely different set of reasons. What can all this mean for a young Midwestern man flush with promise, toiling at a thankless, poverty-wage job in corporate America, and hard at work on his first novel about acute knee pain and the end of the world?With "The Year of Endless Sorrows," acclaimed playwright and finalist for the 2003 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Adam Rapp brings readers a hilarious picaresque reminiscent of Nick Hornby, Douglas Copeland, and Rick Moody at their best a chronicle of the joys of love, the horrors of sex, the burden of roommates, and the rude discovery that despite your best efforts, life may not unfold as you had once planned."

About Adam Rapp

Adam Rapp is the author of numerous plays, most notably "Nocturne "(Faber, 2002), and "Red Light Winter "(Faber, 2006), which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, as well as six novels for young adults. He lives in New York.

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Author : Adam Rapp
Publisher : Farrar Straus Giroux
Data Published : 26 December 2006
ISBN : 0374293430
EAN : 9780374293437
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 405 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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