The Ecstatic

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Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.24 X 0.61 X 8.02 inches | 0.47 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375713316
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About the Author

Victor LaValle is the author of the short story collection Slapboxing with Jesus, winner of the PEN Open Book Award. He has also been awarded the key to Southeastern Queens. He lives in California, where he is the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Mills College.

Reviews

"A compassionate mystery of madness . . . gritty and funny, both smart-alecky and dark."
--Los Angeles Times

"Bristles with visionary energy." --Vanity Fair

"One of our most talented young writers." --Charles Baxter

"His characters remind one of Chester Himes and Charles Wright, but LaValle is special." --Ishmael Reed

Proves that Victor LaValle is a voice to be reckoned with for years to come." --Ernesto Quiรฑonez, author of Bodega Dreams

"[The] characters are as beautifully rendered as they are bizarrely believable. . . . LaValle . . . writes prose that hums in your ear and appeals to your intellect." --The Washington Post Book World
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