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Lord of Misrule

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Lord of Misrule

By Jaimy Gordon

McPherson, Hardcover, 9780929701837, 294pp.

Publication Date: November 15, 2010

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"Lord of Misrule" is a darkly realistic novel about a young woman living through a year of horse racing at a half-mile track in West Virginia, while everyone's best laid schemes keep going brutally wrong. With her first novel since her acclaimed "Bogeywoman" (1999), Jaimy Gordon bears comparison to other great writers of the American demimonde, such as Nathanael West, Damon Runyon, and Eudora Welty.
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