Vernon God Little: A 21st Century Comedy in the Presence of Death (Paperback)

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Hailed by the critics and lauded by readers for its riotously funny and scathing portrayal of America in an age of trial by media, materialism, and violence, Vernon God Little was an international sensation when it was first published in 2003 and awarded the prestigious Man Booker Prize.
The memorable portrait of America is seen through the eyes of a wry, young, protagonist. Fifteen-year-old Vernon narrates the story with a cynical twang and a four-letter barb for each of his townsfolk, a medley of characters. With a plot involving a school shooting and death-row reality TV shows, Pierre's effortless prose and dialogue combine to form a novel of postmodern gamesmanship.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780802170958
ISBN-10: 0802170951
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: August 14th, 2012
Pages: 276
Language: English

 

 

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