These Dreams of You (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 31, 2012 - Fiction - 309 pages
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One November night in a canyon outside L.A., Zan Nordhoc-a failed novelist turned pirate radio DJ-sits before the television with his small, adopted black daughter, watching the election of his country's first black president. In the nova of this historic moment, with an economic recession threatening their home, Zan, his wife and their son set out to solve the enigma of the little girl's life. When they find themselves scattered and strewn across two continents, a mysterious stranger with a secret appears, who sends the story spiraling forty years into the past.
  

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User Review  - David Carr - Goodreads

Compelling by style and forward motion, and astonishing by abrupt shifts in chronology and perspective, this novel requires a complete occupation of the imagination. For one member of a generation ... Read full review

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User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

Holy freakin' crap! But that's not really a review, is it? 3 pages of notes after 2 days of reading, and on the last page, 1 tear. Just 1. Not for any sadness, just for the sheer brilliance and beauty of this. Will try later to put together something coherent, but need to process a bit. Read full review

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Steve Erickson is the author of eight previous novels and two books about American politics and popular culture that have been published in ten languages. His work has appeared in publications such as Esquire, Rolling Stone, and the New York Times Magazine. He is currently the film critic for Los Angeles Magazine and the editor of the literary journal Black Clock, which is published by CalArts. He lives with his family near Los Angeles.

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