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About Harry Towns, Friedman, Bruce Jay
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Author Name:    Friedman, Bruce Jay

Title:   About Harry Towns

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Grove Press 

ISBN Number:   0802137385 / 9780802137388

Seller ID:   R9780802137388

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Bruce Jay Friedman has been hailed by critics as a comic genius, a writer whose vision confronts the malaise of contemporary life with a liberating deadpan humor. Grove Press is proud to reissue the collected short stories and one of the classic novels from this acclaimed master of modem humor.

Hailed by Newsweek as "a bona fide literary event", The Collected Short Fiction of Bruce Jay Friedman brings together Friedman's fifty-seven greatest stories, which appeared in Esquire, Playboy, The New Yorker, and other magazines from 1953 to 1995. About Harry Towns is the story of the eponymous screenwriter, a man reveling in the freewheeling atmosphere of the early 1970s, a bicoastal playboy with a broken marriage and a child he rarely sees. But when his perfectly constructed life begins to spin out of control, he must decide to pick up the scattered pieces of his past to begin anew.



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