Hyperion Books, 9781401308940, 150pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2007
Now in paperback, the universally acclaimed novel about loss and yearning Reeling from the recent death of his invalid mother, an exhausted, lonely professor comes to our nation's capital to escape his previous life. What he finds there--in his handsome, solitary landlord; in the city's somber mood and sepulchral architecture; and in the strange and impassioned journals of Mary Todd Lincoln--shows him unexpected truths about America and loss.
About the Author
Andrew Holleran is the author of three novels, Dancer from the Dance (a NYT notable book), Nights in Aruba, and The Beauty of Men. He has also written a book of essays, Ground Zero, and a book of short stories, In September the Light Changes. He lives in Washington, D.C.