Numb

Sean Ferrell (Author)
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Description

A captivating debut from exciting new talent Sean Ferrell, Numb is the endearing tale of a man with no memory or ability to feel pain, who attracts a colorful crowd of sycophants and exploiters while trying to come to terms with who he really is. Fans of the work of Richard Powers, Gary Shteyngart, and Thomas Pynchon--and of the films The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Truman Show, and the cinematic oeuvre of Charlie Kaufman--will love the unique and entertaining Numb.

Product Details

Price
$13.99
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
August 03, 2010
Pages
278
Dimensions
5.36 X 0.69 X 7.96 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061946509
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About the Author

Sean Ferrell's story Building an Elephant won the Fulton Prize from The Adirondack Review; his short stories have appeared in Bossa Nova Ink, WORDS, Uber, and The Cafe Irreal. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York. Numb is his first novel.

Reviews

"Ferrell's eye-catching debut is a mordant take on contemporary culture.... Artfully barbed entertainment."--Kirkus Reviews
"There are captivating moments and passages.... [Numb] has a lot of heart."--Publishers Weekly