World's End: A Novel

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Bloomsbury, 1996 - Dutch - 456 pages
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Haunted by the burden of his family's traitorous past, woozy with pot, cheap wine, and sex, and disturbed by a frighteningly real encounter with some family ghosts, Walter Van Brunt is about to have a collision with history.

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User Review  - Grendelschoice - LibraryThing

TC Boyle is one of my favorite novelists. This one best exemplifies his electric prose and far-reaching imagination. A tragic tale of the power of family history reaching over four hundred years. Read full review

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User Review  - dandelionroots - LibraryThing

Follows the history of families (Dutch and Indian) of an early settlement in New York's Hudson Valley from the mid-seventeenth century through the 1970s. I don't understand the main character, Walter ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE was born and raised in New York's Hudson Valley and now lives near Los Angeles. He is the author of several novels and short story collections. His 1987 novel, "World's End", won the PENlFaulkner Award.

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