The Unnamed

By Joshua Ferris
(Penguin Group(CA), Paperback, 9780141037240)

Publication Date: January 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Compact Disc, Hardcover, Compact Disc

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“Tim Farnsworth, a respected litigation attorney for a high-powered Manhattan law firm, is seized by a bizarre illness: He cannot stop walking. Whether taken as a form of mental or physical illness or read as an allegorical tale, The Unnamed is an absolutely heartbreaking story of love, marriage, family, and what it means to be successful in today's society.”
-- Joni Montover, Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX



NPR
Monday, Feb 15, 2010

The Unnamed is a book about a man afflicted with a debilitating condition — a compulsive need to walk until he collapses from exhaustion. Author Joshua Ferris, who also wrote Then We Came To The End, says he wanted to examine the nature of illness. More at NPR.org

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