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gives us George Mecklin, a restless, soft-spoken teacher at a private school in Manhattan. Depressed by his life of vague moral purpose, George discovers a local adolescent named Ernest breaking into his house. Rather than hand the boy over to the police, as his nagging wife insists, George instead decides to tutor him. His life consequently implodes. Filled with vividly acid portrayals of American life in the 1960s, prescient explorations of suburban anomie, and a riotously disturbing cast of supporting characters, is a classic American novel--further reminder of Paula Fox's astonishing literary gifts.

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Paula Fox's stunning first novel--available for the first time since its initial publication in 1967.

About the Author

Paula Foxis the author of Desperate Characters, The Widow's Children, A Servant's Tale, The Western Coast, and Poor George, all available in Norton paperback. She lives in Brooklyn.

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ISBN:
9780393321319
Introduction:
Lethem, Jonathan
Author:
Lethem, Jonathan
Introduction by:
Lethem, Jonathan
Introduction:
Lethem, Jonathan
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Author:
Paula Fo
Author:
Fox, Paula
Author:
Lethem, Jonathan
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Teachers
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Teenage boys
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Married people
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Psychological fiction
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Suburban life
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Tutors and tutoring
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Juvenile delinquents
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Domestic fiction
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Manhattan
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General Fiction
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Literature-A to Z
Series Volume:
no. AU-ARI-92-8
Publication Date:
20010231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.5 x 0.7 in 0.5 lb

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