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The Sterile Cuckoo (Norton Paperback Fiction)

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Publisher Comments:

While Pookie gets off at St. Louis, she pursues Jerry by letter and then in person'"and before he knows it, he's involved with a seemingly crazy, startlingly honest girl. Pookie helps Jerry leave behind his beer-blasted frat self as she teaches him to open his heart to her. Then, suddenly, she disappears, leaving in her wake an eternal trail of love and wonder.

Synopsis:

Riding from Oklahoma to St. Louis next to the astonishing Pookie Adams, eighteen-year-old Jerry Payne little realizes that he is at the beginning of his most memorable love affair.

Synopsis:

While Pookie gets off at St. Louis, she pursues Jerry by letter and then in person-and before he knows it, he's involved with a seemingly crazy, startlingly honest girl. Pookie helps Jerry leave behind his beer-blasted frat self as she teaches him to open his heart to her. Then, suddenly, she disappears, leaving in her wake an eternal trail of love and wonder.

Synopsis:

A rerelease of Nichols' hilarious and original story about the college freshman who becomes involved with a girl who teaches him to open his heart.

About the Author

John Treadwell Nichols moved to Taos in 1969, he felt "strung out, on edge, going down fast, and scared stiff." Outraged by the Vietnam War, depressed by New York City, uncertain about his own career as a writer (he was, at twenty-nine, the author of two acclaimed novels, The Sterile Cuckoo and The Wizard of Loneliness ), he was returning to a spiritual homeland, where he had spent one memorable summer as a teenager, and where he hoped to create a new life for himself and his family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393315356
Author:
Nichols, John
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Nichols, John Treadwell
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Love
Subject:
Romance - Contemporary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Reissue
Series:
Norton Paperback Fiction
Series Volume:
v. 330
Publication Date:
19961117
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.4 x 0.6 in 0.38 lb

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Romance » Adult

The Sterile Cuckoo (Norton Paperback Fiction)
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Product details 224 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393315356 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Riding from Oklahoma to St. Louis next to the astonishing Pookie Adams, eighteen-year-old Jerry Payne little realizes that he is at the beginning of his most memorable love affair.
"Synopsis" by , While Pookie gets off at St. Louis, she pursues Jerry by letter and then in person-and before he knows it, he's involved with a seemingly crazy, startlingly honest girl. Pookie helps Jerry leave behind his beer-blasted frat self as she teaches him to open his heart to her. Then, suddenly, she disappears, leaving in her wake an eternal trail of love and wonder.
"Synopsis" by , A rerelease of Nichols' hilarious and original story about the college freshman who becomes involved with a girl who teaches him to open his heart.
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