The Biology of Luck

The Biology of Luck

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Paperback, Elephant Rock Books, 2013, ISBN13 9780975374689, ISBN10 0975374680
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THE BIOLOGY OF LUCK

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THE BIOLOGY OF LUCK

Odd-job queen Starshine Hart is about to go on somebody else's perfect date. At 29, the usually carefree Starshine has realized that it is easier to start sleeping with a man than to stop. Her lovers include one of the last underground members of the Weathermen and the dilettante heir to a lawn chair magnate. Both men have staked their romantic future on her. Her only respite is her impending dinner with the nonthreatening but unattractive tour guide Larry Bloom. But Larry, too, has a stake in her future. He has written a book about their impending dinner in which he fantasizes about Starshine's life on the day he wins her heart. Juxtaposing moments from Larry's guided tour of New York City on the June day of his "dream date" with excerpts from the novel in which he imagines Starshine's concurrent escapades, this inventive structure weaves a highly imaginative love story across all five boroughs. Provocative, funny, and keenly observed, an imagined pilgrimage through the underbelly of Gotham becomes a bold new voice in contemporary American fiction.

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Number of Pages: 220
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Appel, Jacob M.
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr United
ISBN-13: 9780975374689
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.50 x 8.25 x 0.70 Inches
ISBN-10: 0975374680
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