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Any resemblance to actual persons

Kevin Allardice

Any resemblance to actual persons

a novel

by Kevin Allardice

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Memory,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When Paul McWeeney"s older sister writes a book accusing their late father of committing the gruesome Black Dahlia murder, based on memories her new therapist has helped her recover, or imagine, he sits down to write a cease and desist letter to the publishers. Paul hopes to refute his sister"s claims about their father"s role in the infamous 1947 murder, arguing for his own divergent memory of their Hollywood childhood by way of defending their father"s name and legacy. But the letter begins to take on a life of its own, and Paul, a failed novelist and community college writing instructor, soon finds himself on an obsessive, elliptical exploration of both his family"s history and his own conflicted memory, which begins to absorb his daily life and threaten his relationships with those closest to him. The letter becomes not the intended refutation but rather a disturbing and wildly comical psychological self-portrait of a man caught between increasingly unstable versions of the past --

    Edition Notes

    StatementKevin Allardice
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3601.L4149 A36 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination265 pages
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27150197M
    ISBN 101619021978
    ISBN 109781619021976
    LC Control Number2013014414
    OCLC/WorldCa862013055, 841206028

    The scenes, names and events provided in this book are fictional. Any resemblance to actual persons – living or dead – or any events is purely coincidental. Any and all type of information pertaining law enforcement are products from the author's imagination and in no way relate outside of this fictious s: 1.


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