By Edward Hoagland
Sixty years after the ebook of his first novel, Cat guy, Edward Hogland is publishing his twenty-fifth publication on the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont’s Northeast country, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has misplaced his activity and his spouse and is making an attempt to determine his subsequent movement, holed up in his Vermont cabin surrounded by means of a hippy commune, drug runners, farmers-gone-bust, blood-thirsty auctioneers, and normal ne’er-do-wells. Solace and function come from the unlikeliest assets as he learns to navigate his new panorama with out sight. Hoagland, himself, goes blind, and during this evocative, unsentimental novel, we event the area final in round Press, the emerging panic of uncertainty, the isolation of exile, the expanding dependence upon the kindness of strangers, and a complete new appreciation of the realm simply past sight.
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