Any Day Now: A Novel

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Abrams, Mar 1, 2012 - Fiction - 256 pages
It is a poignant excursion into the last days of the Beats and the emerging radicalized culture of the sixties from Kentucky to New York City and daringly unique. This road movie of a novel, which begins as a fifties coming-of-age story and ends in an isolated hippy commune under threat of revolution, provides a transcendent commentary on America then and now.
 

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There is a key phrase in this novel which sums it all up - 'dismantling uptopia'. Clay grows up in the early 60s in rural America. Race is an issue but no one goes without. Clay gets a girlfriend and ... Read full review

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So. I loved this book, but I'm not sure yet whether I can call it a "great" book or add it to my all-time favorites list; but that's not exactly damning with faint praise or a backhanded compliment ... Read full review

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Terry Bisson is a Hugo and Nebula award writer. He has published seven novels and his short fiction has appeared in Playboy and Harper's magazine, among others. He previously worked as an auto mechanic and as a magazine and book editor. Bisson lives in Oakland, California.

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