Big machine : a novel
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New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2009.
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A fiendishly imaginative comic novel about doubt, faith, and the monsters we carry within us.Ricky Rice was as good as invisible: a middling hustler, recovering dope fiend, and traumatized suicide cult survivor running out the string of his life as a porter at a bus depot in Utica, New York. Until one day a letter appears, summoning him to the frozen woods of Vermont. There, Ricky is inducted into a band of paranormal investigators comprised of former addicts and petty criminals, all of whom had at some point in their wasted lives heard The Voice: a mysterious murmur on the wind, a disembodied shout, or a whisper in an empty room that may or may not be from God. Evoking the disorienting wonder of writers like Haruki Murakami and Kevin Brockmeier, but driven by Victor LaValle’s perfectly pitched comic sensibility Big Machine is a mind-rattling literary adventure about sex, race, and the eternal struggle between faith and doubt.
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Book
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First edition.
Physical Desc:
370 pages ; 25.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0385527985, 9780385527989
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APA Citation (style guide)

LaValle, V. D. (2009). Big machine: a novel. First edition. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

LaValle, Victor D., 1972-. 2009. Big Machine: A Novel. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

LaValle, Victor D., 1972-, Big Machine: A Novel. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

LaValle, Victor D. Big Machine: A Novel. First edition. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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