Abbott Awaits: A Novel
A quiet tour de force, Chris Bachelder's Abbott Awaits transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary, startlingly depicting the intense and poignant challenges of a vulnerable, imaginative father as he lives his everyday American existence.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KymmAC - LibraryThing
Less of a plot than Open City, but the writing is superb. Each chapter a day in summer. Paranoias and belly-button contemplation by a literary intellectual. At times pretentious but overall a curious ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ncnsstnt - LibraryThing
What an impressive portrait of the modern, educated and domesticated family man. A quick read but well deserving of repeated reads.Abbott is an academic 30-something modern husband and father. His ... Read full review