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La Medusa is a polyphonic novel of post-conceptual consciousness. At the heart of the whole floats Medusa, an androgynous central awareness that anchors the novel throughout. La Medusa is at once the city of Los Angeles, with its snaking freeways and serpentine shifts between reality and illusion, and a brain—a modern mind that is both expansive and penetrating in its obsessions and perceptions.

 

Vanessa Place’s characters—a trucker and his wife, a nine-year-old saxophonist, an ice cream vendor, a sex worker, and a corpse, among others—are borderless selves in a borderless city, a city impossible to contain. Her expert ventriloquism and explosive imagination anchor this epic narrative in language that is fierce and vibrant, a penetrating a cross-section of contemporary Los Angeles and a cross-section of the modern mind.

About the Author

Vanessa Place is a writer and lawyer, and co-director of Les Figues Press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573661454
Author:
Place, Vanessa
Publisher:
F2c
Author:
Place, Venessa
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
488
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Metaphysics » Fiction

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