The Man who was Not with it: A Novel

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Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1987 - Fiction - 314 pages
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The Man Who Was Not With It is the story of young Bud Williams and his safari southward to Florida. On the way, he is abruptly confronted with the con men, addicts, and freaks, and the bruised innocence, of carnival and nightclub life. 

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Good tale of a young carne finding his path in life. I have enjoyed carnivals and fairs considerably more since reading it. Written with a tone that reminds me of Knut Hamsun at times...a little insane but lovable. Read full review


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Herbert Gold originally published The Man Who Was Not With It, his third novel, in 1956.nbsp;

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