My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist

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Vintage Books, 1993 - Fiction - 154 pages
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Welcome to Mark Leyner's America, where you can order gallium arsenide sushi at a roadside diner, get loaded on a cocktail of growth hormones and anabolic steroids, and support your habit by appearing on TV game shows. Here is fiction the brain can dance to, by one of the funniest and most subversive young writers of this, or any other, decade.

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My advice is to let go of any attemp - Goodreads
no plot, no point, no place, no pace. - Goodreads
I actually don't like this guy's writing. - Goodreads
I don't even remember the plot. - Goodreads
There is no plot line, per se. - Goodreads

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too random for me Read full review

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User Review  - Rick - Goodreads

I found this book laugh-aloud, four-star funny on first reading, a quarter century ago, but, like MTV, it did not hold up well to the passage of time, and now seems more like a meth-addicted standup's comedy routine on Free Association Night. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Mark Leyner is the author of My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist; Tooth Imprints on a Corn Dog; I Smell Esther Williams; Et Tu Babe; and The Tetherballs of Bougainville. He has written scripts for a variety of films and television shows. His writing appears regularly in The New Yorker, Time, and GQ.

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