Without telling her husband, she enlists her son Peter and his locally notorious girlfriend Patti in a scheme: to buy a run-down clamboat and reinvent it as an elegant c With this, his seventh novel, Eric Kraft once again gives readers and critics everywhere a reason to celebrate: Kirkus declared it "one of the most delightful novels of the decade," while Publishers Weekly asked, "Is there a more beguiling writer tod Reservations Recommended is many things: a satire of the critical mind; a dark commentary on contemporary culture; a story of midlife crisis; a morality play; and a book that matches bleakness against humor with a grace rare among contemporary writer This time Peter tells of his relationship with the remarkable Glynn family: Andy the artist, Rosetta, his wife, and poet, and the en Baring the sexual secrets and bizarre events of her past.
Ariane pieces together a wild, fascinating tale based on her erotic history.
In , as a college sophomore, Eric Kraft fell asleep in the library. Among the books surrounding him, he began to dream Herb Piper lives with his clever and vivacious wife, Lorna, in the tranquil, seaside Long Island town of Babbington.
Herb sells Studebakers, putters in his basement, fancies himself an inventor, and struggles against his habit of making bad investmen Growing up in the racially mixed town of Babbington, Peter Leroy must balance his father's racist remarks about African Americans with his own experiences as he attempts to hurdle the obstacles life has put in front of him.
It's at this time that he discovers the sweetness of coming of age girls and the secrets of their underwear and the harsh realities Another installment in the whimsical boyhood of Kraft's alter ego, Peter Leroy, following this year's Little Follies, a gathering of all the adventures to date. Peter embarks on the great world of the Where Do You Stop?
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Eric Kraft. He's a middle-aged dreamer who sits at a computer in a room in an old hotel, revising his childhood.
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