White Man's Problems

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Product Details

Price
$15.00  $13.80
Publisher
Grove Press, Black Cat
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.0 X 8.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802123886

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About the Author

Kevin Morris has written for The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and Filmmaker Magazine. He is the Co-producer of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, "The Book of Mormon, " and producer of the classic documentary film, "Hands on a Hardbody." He lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles. This is his first collection of fiction.

Reviews

"Remarkable. A brightly lit noir about the scariness of getting what you want. Anybody who has ever had the 'Now What's?' should read that book."--David Carr, New York Times

"Wonderful group of stories by Kevin Morris. Lyrical and honest in its look at modern American life. Buy this and you will love it."--Gus Van Sant

"Kevin Morris is that rare writer who bridges the class divide, illuminating the lives of working class characters and affluent professionals with equal authenticity and insight. White Man's Problems is a revelatory collection that marks the arrival of striking new voice in American fiction."--Tom Perrotta

"The echoes here are of a former generation of American writers--John Cheever, John Updike, Raymond Carver . . . deathless prose that might make you weep."--USA Today

"Morris, an entertainment lawyer by trade, offers up shrewd, bitingly funny commentary on his own privileged class."--TIME

"Life undermines the pursuit of success and status in these rich, bewildering stories...a finely wrought and mordantly funny take on a modern predicament by a new writer with loads of talent."--Kirkus Reviews

"These brutal and heartfelt stories will knock you out."--Jim Gavin, author of Middle Men

"Kevin Morris's voice is Updike and Cheever and Carver"--Eric Roth, Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Forrest Gump

"These clear-eyed morality tales showcase lightheartedness and angst in equal measure . . . Morris's themes are universal in scope."--Foreword Reviews
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