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Physical culture : a novel

Author: Hillary Johnson
Publisher: New York : Poseidon Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John is an accountant in a suburban mattress factory, but he also leads a secret, nocturnal life in the city - a life etched not in memory but in skin, for John is a masochist. The week before his retirement, John is forced to join his two lives when Liann, an alcoholic factory girl, and Stephen, his friend from a health club called Physical Culture, are exposed to the torment of John's physical pain, and he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hillary Johnson
ISBN: 0671678183 9780671678180
OCLC Number: 19669242
Description: 140 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Hillary Johnson.

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"John is an accountant in a suburban mattress factory, but he also leads a secret, nocturnal life in the city - a life etched not in memory but in skin, for John is a masochist. The week before his retirement, John is forced to join his two lives when Liann, an alcoholic factory girl, and Stephen, his friend from a health club called Physical Culture, are exposed to the torment of John's physical pain, and he reveals, at last, the even greater pain of his soul."--Publisher description.

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