Resuscitation of a Hanged Man (Hardcover)

By Denis Johnson

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780374249496, 224pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/3/2012)
Paperback (7/1/2001)

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Resuscitation of a Hanged Man is Denis Johnson's most fully realized novel to date, an enthralling and shattering reading experience, which probes the mysteries of faith, hope and love.

Praise For Resuscitation of a Hanged Man

 "The God I want to believe in has a voice and a sense of humor like Denis Johnson’s."—Jonathan Franzen
"One of the best and most compelling novelists in the nation."—Elle
"Johnson is an author who has captured the zeitgeist of American experience as surely as Twain, Hemingway or Ellison."—Andrew Hubner, New York Post
"An utterly brilliant and original talent, a novelist who reminds us just how wonderful fiction can be."—The Philadelphia Inquirer "A classic…the touch of one of the finest novelists living today."—Richard Eder, Los Angeles Times Book Review