Running Dog

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Picador, 1999 - English fiction - 246 pages
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A supposedly unique video of Hitler's sexual antics is a desirable commodity for a variety of people. Lightborne, an ageing dealer in all art forms of a perverted nature, claims to have access to the tape and makes contact with the interested parties. By the author of Americana.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Local color. Good talk. Festive music. Disease." That's how a downtown bar is described in Don DeLillo's new novel; it also describes the novel, which, to an even greater degree than last year's ... Read full review

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User Review  - earthwind - LibraryThing

Powerful people in and out of government employ special ops individuals to gain their desires be it collecting erotica, information or manipulation just because they can. Hitler is a pebble in this landslide of a story. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Don DeLillo was born in the Bronx, New York on November 20, 1936. He received a bachelor's degree in communication arts from Fordham University in 1958. After graduation, he was a copywriter for an advertising company and wrote short stories on the side. His first story, The River Jordan, was published two years later in Epoch, the literary magazine of Cornell University. His first novel, Americana, was published in 1971. His other works include Ratner's Star, The Names, Libra, Underworld, The Body Artist, Cosmopolis, Falling Man, Point Omega, and The Angel Esmeralda, a collection of short stories. He won several awards including the National Book Award for fiction in 1985 for White Noise, the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1992 for Mao II, the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction in 2010, and the inaugural Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction in 2013.

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