The Cry of the Sloth

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The Cry of the Sloth

The Mostly Tragic Story of Andrew Whittaker Being His Collected, Final, and Absolutely Complete Writings

By Sam Savage

Coffee House Press, Paperback, 9781566892315, 224pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009


The four-month odyssey of a literary lowlife.

About the Author
Sam Savage is the author of the bestseller Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife, an American Library Association Notable Book and Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award finalist. A native of South Carolina, Savage holds a PhD in philosophy from Yale University, was once an editor of a literary quarterly, and now lives in Madison, Wisconsin.