How the Dead Dream

How the Dead Dream

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Publisher's Synopsis

An only child in a typical middle-American family, T is unusual only in his interest in, and talent for, making money. As his peers go through teen crises, T accumulates, and turns himself into a successful businessman.

But T's material life begins to change after he adopts a dog, meets a girl, and takes his mother in after she splits up with his father. But when events conspire to leave T isolated again he starts to lose faith in people and civilisation and turns to nature instead, developing a strange and powerful obsession with endangered animals...

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Vintage is a highly respected paperback publisher of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, publishing writers like Philip Roth, Martin Amis and Toni Morrison. There are many Booker and Nobel Prize-winning authors on the Vintage list such as Kingsley Amis, A S Byatt, J M Coetzee, Ismail Kadare, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Anne Enright, Iris Murdoch, Roddy Doyle and Ben Okri, to name a few.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784700638
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage
Pub date:
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: 182g
Height: 130mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 23mm