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"Hansen has turned low history into high art. This is a terrific book." -- Newsday
"Vivid and sustained." -- --New York Times Book Review --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Ron Hansen is the author, most recently, of A Stay Against Confusion: Essays on Faith and Fiction and of the novel Hitler's Niece. His previous novel, Atticus, was a National Book Award finalist. Other highly praised works of fiction include Mariette in Ecstasy, The Assassination Of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Desperadoes, and the story collection Nebraska. With Jim Shepard, he edited the anthology You've Got to Read This: Contemporary American Writers Introduce Stories That Held Them in Awe. Ron Hansen is married to the novelist Bo Caldwell and lives in northern California, where he teaches fiction writing and literature at Santa Clara University.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. See all Product Description
I really liked the movie, and so I read the book, which I absolutly love! a Must read and very well written ... Highly recommended!Published 21 months ago by Calvin Carwell
An astonishing book--literary fiction, not genre fiction (as the title's allusion to MARAT/SADE reveals--and a dazzling exploration of greed for money and fame; violence;... Read morePublished on Nov. 6 1998