Jesus' Son: Stories

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 96 pages
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Recently adapted for the screen, this now-classic collection of ten stories from the author of Resuscitation of a Hanged Man and Angels is narrated by a young man, a recovering alcholic and heroin addict whose dependencies have led him to petty crime, cruelty, betrayal, and various kinds of loss.

 

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Contents

Car Crash While Hitchhiking
Out on Bail
Emergency
Dirty Wedding
Happy Hour
Additional Praise for Jesus

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About the author (2009)

Denis Johnson is the author of eight novels, one novella, one book of short stories, three collections of poetry, two collections of plays, and one book of reportage. His novel Tree of Smoke won the 2007 National Book Award.

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