Once You Go Back (Paperback)
Seven Stories Press, 9781583228784, 207pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2009
List Price: 16.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Not Currently Available for Direct Purchase
This is a semi-autobiograpical novel about growing up in a strained working-class household transplanted to the South. Martin carefully brings out the curiosity of children on the verge of becoming sexual and their confusion in the midst of family violence.
About the Author
DOUGLAS A. MARTIN is the author of Branwell; Outline of My Lover (selected by Colm Toibin as International Book of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement); They Change the Subject, a book of stories; and In the Time of Assignments, a book of poetry. Born in Virginia in 1973, and raised in Georgia, he now lives in New York City.