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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A frequently funny subversion of the coming-of-age story, though there's a pervasive sadness underlying the comic.This promising debut novel sustains itself through the strength of its voice—the first-person narration of Eli Schwartz and the distinctive voice of author Wilson. A pudgy, jobless, stay-at-home 20-year-old with a passion for cooking and an ambivalence toward sex, Eli describes ... Read full review

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Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Michael Magras

When a novel begins with a paraplegic exactor waking up a privileged, tumescent 20something slacker and asking him to score some weed, you know you're about to spend the next 10 hours of your life in a bumpercar ride among the seamier aspects of the American bourgeoisie. Or you are if your guide is an honest writer who begins his firstperson narrative with a randy cinéphile promising “guns, drugs ... Read full review

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