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Gascoyne

Gascoyne

Stanley Crawford, Michael Avi-Yonah

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ISBN 13: 978-1-58567-739-9
Trim Size: 5.2X8
Paper
Overlook
11/1/2005

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Meet Gascoyne, a new breed of hero, a man who spends whole weeks in his car, eats there, sleeps there, and conducts his business - wielding power, pinching pennies, and fostering corruption - by mobile phone as he somehow manages to drive through bumper-to-bumper traffic at fifty miles an hour. But he's found a new preoccupation, hunting down the killer - last seen slithering away from the crime scene in a tree-sloth costume - of his business associate and finding out how the southern California megalopolis has suddenly slipped out of his grasp.

"A tour de force blending of genres" - Alfred Hitchcock jungle-war novels, science fiction, mad doctor movies, Westerns, James Bond, 18th-century mock epics, Greek tragedy and hardboiled detective stories.

First published in 1966, Gascoyne is a hilarious look into a future that looks remarkably like the present.

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