Winged Shoes and A Shield

Winged Shoes and A Shield

Collected Stories

Paperback - 2012
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"A walking badass of a book."-- Rolling Stone


"Don is a great writer. His work is worth reading." -- Henry Rollins

Hallucinating between childhood and manhood, Eddie Burnett is both hero and anti-hero in this hard-hitting collection of linked stories. Coming of age in California's post-war suburbs and freefalling through the turbulence of the sixties and early seventies, Eddie's transformation from a boy's innocence to a man's hardened wariness is captured in lyrical, emotionally raw episodes. He navigates the minefields of American masculinity in a series of disturbing, yet strangely uplifting odysseys,from hope to despair and back again.


Author, screenwriter, actor, and performer Don Bajema lives in New York City.


Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, c2012.
ISBN: 9780872865884
0872865886
Characteristics: 290 p. ; 21 cm..

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Jan 15, 2016

If you want to read novel writing that will challenge you, this is one to try.

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