These Dreams of You

By Steve Erickson
(Europa Editions, Paperback, 9781609450632, 309pp.)

Publication Date: January 31, 2012

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Description
Zan Nordhoc, a failed novelist turned pirate radio DJ, sits before the television with his small, adopted black daughter, watching the election of his country's first black president. In the nova of this historic moment, Zan, his wife, and their son set out to solve the enigma of the little girl's life.



About the Author
Steve Erickson is the author of six other acclaimed novels -- including "Days Between Stations" and "Tours of the Black Clock" -- as well as two books about American politics and popular culture. The editor of the literary magazine "Black Clock, " he also writes about film for "Los Angeles" and teaches at CalArts.


NPR
Monday, Apr 9, 2012

Although it starts out as a seemingly conventional novel, These Dreams of You by Steve Erickson gradually becomes experimental fiction as the plot turns on a series of improbable coincidences. Alan Cheuse, who teaches writing at George Mason University, has a review. More at NPR.org

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