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A disorder peculiar to the country : a novel

Author: Ken Kalfus
Publisher: London : Pocket Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To each other's regret, both Marshall and Joyce survived 9/11. But it looks unlikely that they will survive the apparently endless war of their divorce. Both refuse to move out of their apartment, on their lawyers' orders, and neither is above using the children as footsoldiers in their battle.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Kalfus
ISBN: 9781416522850 1416522859
OCLC Number: 225780346
Description: 237 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ken Kalfus.

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'A blistering portrait of a New York couple going through a divorce in the aftermath of the attacks on September 11, 2001 . . . a staggeringly controlled and moving piece of prose...Ken Kalfus is a  Read more...

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Powerful. . . . Kalfus skewers the pieties surrounding 9/11. --The New Yorker An interesting departure from Kalfus s Slavic-inflected earlier fiction. Astringent, accomplished black comedy. --Kirkus Read more...

 
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