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Synopsis:

Henry Tyler is a failing private detective in San Francisco. When the love of his life commits suicide, he clings despairingly to her ghost. Struggling to turn his grief into something precious, Henry enters into new life of nightmare beauty and degradations as he attempts to track down the legendary Queen of the Prostitutes.

About the Author

William T. Vollmann is the author of eight novels, three collections of stories, a memoir, and Rising Up and Rising Down, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction. Vollman's writing has been published in The New Yorker, Harper's, The Paris Review, Esquire, Conjunctions, Granta, and many other magazines. He lives in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670891672
Author:
Vollmann, William T.
Publisher:
Viking Adult
Author:
Vollmann, William
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
Prostitution
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 210
Publication Date:
20000807
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xiii, 780 p.
Dimensions:
9.6 x 7 x 2.26 in 2.98 lb

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Product details xiii, 780 p. pages Viking Books - English 9780670891672 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Henry Tyler is a failing private detective in San Francisco. When the love of his life commits suicide, he clings despairingly to her ghost. Struggling to turn his grief into something precious, Henry enters into new life of nightmare beauty and degradations as he attempts to track down the legendary Queen of the Prostitutes.
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