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Going Down

Going Down( )
Author: Markson, David
ISBN:978-1-59376-064-9
Publication Date:Mar 2005
Publisher:Counterpoint Press
Imprint:Counterpoint
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Unlike David Markson's most recent works in experimental writing, Going Down is a more traditional effort, a dark and masterfully plotted narrative of passion and violence set in Mexico in the 1960s. Three Americans, a man and two women, are living together in obvious intimacy. Their habits, strange to the Mexicans, are strangest of all to themselves. When Fern Winters' attention is caught by movement behind a window in a run-down Greenwich Village apartment...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.81 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
Markson, David (Author)
David Markson was born in Albany, New York on December 20, 1927. He received an undergraduate degree from Union College and a master's degree from Columbia University. Besides being a writer, he also worked as a journalist, book editor, and periodically as a college professor at Columbia University, Long Island University, and The New School. His works include Epitaph for a Tramp; Epitaph for a Dead Beat; This Is Not a Novel; Springer's Progress; Wittgenstein's Mistress; and The Last Novel. His novel, The Ballad of Dingus Magee, was made into a film starring Frank Sinatra entitled Dirty Dingus Magee. He was found dead on June 4, 2010 at the age of 82.

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