Nothing But Waves and Wind (French Literature) (Paperback)

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A musty bar in off-season Cannon Beach, Oregon, provides the setting for an unsuspecting Frenchman's introduction to the many ways life can go wrong for the unlucky in America. He listens as the barflies nightly recount their tales of woe--betrayal, broken families, financial ruin. Though they seem at first to tolerate the newcomer's presence and sympathy, a tide of violence is rising, one he perceives only dimly until it is too late to escape. Made doubly powerful by her poetic fascination with the violence and volatility of the American landscape itself, Montalbetti's novel is a thrilling study of the senseless cruelty disappointed men are capable of.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781943150182
ISBN-10: 1943150184
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication Date: June 23rd, 2017
Pages: 190
Language: English
Series: French Literature