Baby Cat-Face

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Harcourt Brace, 1997 - Fiction - 192 pages
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Gifford's latest installment in his chronicle of American madness and desperation on the eve of the 21st century. Ill prepared for the modern world's sharp jolts, Baby Cat-Face joins Mother Bizco's Temple of the Few Washed Pure by Her Blood, only to learn that there is no easy path to virtue. Baby Cat-Face deals with love and a specter of extraterrestrial activity.

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A New Orleans lowlife novel by bohemian wannabe Gifford (Arise and Walk, 1994, etc.) that offers up a violent caricature of tabloid life and fundamentalist religionsall while striking a trendy pose of ... Read full review

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If you're looking for a fin-de-siecle car chase through the backwaters of fundamentalist Christianity, and rape and violence served up with a New Orleans accent, then you've come to the right place ... Read full review


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Poet, novelist, and playwright Barry Gifford was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 18, 1946. He briefly attended both the University of Missouri and Cambridge University. He published a book of poems in 1973 and started writing novels in 1980. He collaborated with David Lynch on Lost Highway and the HBO series Hotel Room. He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

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