In the country of the blind : a novel
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New York : Arcade Publishing, [2016].
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Book
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185 pages ; 24 cm.
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Main Library - Adult
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1611.
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"Sixty years after the publication of his first novel, Cat Man, Edward Hoagland is publishing his twenty-fifth book at the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has lost his job and his wife and is trying to figure out his next move, holed up in his Vermont cabin surrounded by a hippy commune, drug runners, farmers-gone-bust, blood-thirsty auctioneers, and general ne'er-do-wells. Solace and purpose come from the unlikeliest sources as he learns to navigate his new landscape without sight. Hoagland, himself, is going blind, and through this evocative, unsentimental novel, we experience the world closing in around Press, the rising panic of uncertainty, the isolation of exile, the increasing dependence upon the kindness of strangers, and a whole new appreciation of the world just beyond sight. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction-novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home"--,Provided by publisher.
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Press, a stockbroker going blind, has lost his job and his wife and is trying to figure out his next move. Holed up in his Vermont cabin surrounded by a hippy commune, drug runners, farmers-gone-bust, blood-thirsty auctioneers, and general ne'er-do-wells, Press discovers that solace and purpose sometimes come from the unlikeliest sources. Now he must learn to navigate his new landscape without sight.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hoagland, E. (2016). In the country of the blind: a novel . Arcade Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hoagland, Edward. 2016. In the Country of the Blind: A Novel. New York: Arcade Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hoagland, Edward. In the Country of the Blind: A Novel New York: Arcade Publishing, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hoagland, Edward. In the Country of the Blind: A Novel Arcade Publishing, 2016.

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