Ask the Dust

by John Fante

On Sale: 02/07/2006

Ask the Dust

by John Fante

On Sale: 02/07/2006

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About the Book

Ask the Dust is a virtuoso performance by an influential master of the twentieth-century American novel. It is the story of Arturo Bandini, a young writer in 1930s Los Angeles who falls hard for the elusive, mocking, unstable Camilla Lopez, a Mexican waitress. Struggling to survive, he perseveres until, at last, his first novel is published. But the bright light of success is extinguished when Camilla has a nervous breakdown and disappears . . . and Bandini forever rejects the writer's life he fought so hard to attain.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060822552
  • ISBN 10: 0060822554
  • Imprint: Ecco
  • On Sale: 02/07/2006
  • Pages: 192
  • List Price:21.00 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Classics
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Urban
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Literary

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