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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World's end: a novel

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Encompassing 300 years of Hudson River Valley history, Boyle's new novel revolves around young Walter Van Brunt's search for his long-lost father, Truman, who betrayed friends and family alike in the ... Read full review

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A characteristically complex plot handled very well by Boyle. Using parallel story's set in the 1690's, 1940's and 1980's, he tells a story of a family's descendents doomed to repeat the horrors of ... 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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