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Author: Lewis Shiner
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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SLAM is a bright and acerbic depiction of the slacker culture of Texas, a testament to a lost and found generation.Dave stepped out of Bastrop Federal Prison and into the home of one Margueritte Johnson, aka the Old Lady. The Old Lady passed on and left behind her house and twenty-three cats. The cats need a caretaker, and can pay generously for the service. Dave will be that caretaker, or so he thinks, but there  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Galley proofs
Named Person: Lewis Shiner
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Shiner
ISBN: 0385266839 9780385266833
OCLC Number: 20797118
Description: 233 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Lewis Shiner.

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SLAM is a bright and acerbic depiction of the slacker culture of Texas, a testament to a lost and found generation.Dave stepped out of Bastrop Federal Prison and into the home of one Margueritte Johnson, aka the Old Lady. The Old Lady passed on and left behind her house and twenty-three cats. The cats need a caretaker, and can pay generously for the service. Dave will be that caretaker, or so he thinks, but there are others with an eye on the Johnson estate. Soon Dave is caught up in a whirlwind of anarchists, golddiggers, skateboard punks, lawyers, hackers and arsonists, a population of dropouts and misfits who will do anything to avoid doing anything.AUTHORBIO: LEWIS SHINER is the award-winning author of five novels, most recently Say Goodbye, The Laurie Moss Story. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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