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Oliver Loving

Author: Stefan Merrill Block
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One moonless November night, Oliver Loving shyly joins his classmates at an annual dance to catch a glimpse of the girl he likes. But as the music plays in the the gym, a troubled young man sneaks in. His dire decisions tear the town of Bliss, Texas, apart. Ten years later Oliver remains wordless and paralyzed. When a new medical test promises to unlock his mind, the town's unanswered questions resurface. What  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Merrill Block
ISBN: 9781786494399 1786494396 9781786492081 1786492083
OCLC Number: 1004490444
Description: 395 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Stefan Merrill Block.

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At once an affectionate, lyrical meditation on the transformative power of grief and a darkly comic Texan phantasmagoria of mangled lives and poisoned legacies, Oliver Loving ventures into the  Read more...

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Blisteringly good...The redemptive qualities of storytelling are gloriously displayed in this astonishing first novel * Financial Times on The Story of Forgetting * This elegant, heartbreaking novel Read more...

 
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