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Census

Census( )
Author: Ball, Jesse
ISBN:978-1-925626-48-3
Publication Date:Apr 2018
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $29.99
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''Jesse Ball [is] among our most compelling and daring writers today.'' LA Review of Books

When a widower receives notice from a doctor that he doesn''t have long to live, he is struck by the question of who will care for his adult son--a son whom he fiercely loves, a son with Down syndrome. With no recourse in mind, and with a desire to see the country on one last trip, the man signs up as a census-taker for a mysterious governmental bureau and leaves town with...
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Ball, Jesse (Author)
Jesse Ball was born in Port Jefferson, New York on June 7, 1978. He received a bachelor's degree from Vassar College and an MFA from Columbia University. His novels include Samedi the Deafness, Silence Once Begun, A Cure for Suicide, and How to Set a Fire and Why. His poem, Speech in a Chamber, was chosen for the anthology The Best American Poetry 2006. He won the 2008 Paris Review Plimpton Prize for The Early Deaths of Lubeck, Brennan, Harp, and Carr.

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