By Dinty W. Moore

ISBN-10: 080321149X

ISBN-13: 9780803211490

ISBN-10: 0803229828

ISBN-13: 9780803229822

Between Panic and Desire, named after cities in Pennsylvania, reveals Dinty W. Moore on the most sensible of his astutely humorous shape. A ebook which may be named after one among its chapters, “A Post-Nixon, Post-panic, Post-modern, Post-mortem,” this assortment is an unconventional memoir of 1 guy and his tradition, which additionally occurs to be our own.
Blending narrative and quizzes, reminiscence and numerology, and imagined interviews and conversations with lifeless presidents on television, the e-book dizzily records the disorienting adventure of starting to be up in a postmodern international. the following we see how the main occasions within the author’s early life—the Kennedy assassination, Nixon’s resignation, observing Father is familiar with Best, and losing acid atop the realm exchange heart, to call a few—shaped the way in which he sees occasions either international and private this present day. extra to the purpose, we see how those occasions formed, and doubtless even distorted, today’s international for all who spent their youth within the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. A curious meditation on kinfolk and bereavement, longing and worry, self-loathing and hope, Between Panic and Desire unfolds in kaleidoscopic forms—a coroner’s record, a television motion picture script, a Zen koan—aptly reflecting the emergence of a fractured digital America.

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