That Crazy Perfect Someday


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$17.00  $15.81
Turtle Point Press
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5.5 X 0.9 X 7.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author

Michael Mazza is a fiction writer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. His stories have appeared in Other Voices, WORDS, Blue Mesa Review, TINGE, and ZYZZYVA. He is best known as an internationally acclaimed art and creative director working in the advertising industry. Along with being named National Creative All-Star by Adweek, his work appears in the Permanent Collection of the Library of Congress. He has lectured throughout the country and abroad, most notably at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. He has attended the Iowa Summer Writers' Workshop, the Stanford Creative Writing workshop, and the Wharton School Executive Education MBA program.


"[This] debut novel rips through the near future...powered by the megawatt voice of Mafuri Long, a spritely surfer babe from Generation Z whose epic wave crests through this tale."--Kirkus Reviews

"That Crazy Perfect Someday is a stunningly confident debut novel, as agile, quick, and sure-footed as its protagonist. Its narrative surprises hit like rogue waves but feel inevitable in retrospect, expressions of this book's unique physics. The surfing scenes are among the best I've ever read, and the vivid and richly imagined detail calls to mind the work of Adam Johnson and T.C. Boyle. Mafuri is one of those rare characters to whom you'll have trouble saying goodbye when the pages run out." --Doug Dorst, New York Times bestselling coauthor of S.

"Feisty hero Mafuri's first-person narration gives voice to the rarely glamorous and often infuriating world of being a female athlete. This is a beach-bag must-have." --Booklist (starred review)