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By Hugh Hood. 2000
Matthew Goderich is driving up to the lake for a possible reunion with Edie, from whom he has been separated… for thirty years. Then it happens - he has a stroke. This novel takes the reader through the pain, the delusions, and the sudden interior crisis Matt experiences during this "cerebrovascular accident" and his twenty-eight hour stream-of-consciousness before death. 2000. (The new age ; 12)
By Michael Murphy. 1997
The bestselling classic novel about an American traveler's spiritual journey into the world of golf When Michael Murphy first meets… golf pro Shivas Irons on one of the most beautiful courses in Scotland, he doesn't know that his life--and his golf game--will change forever. But with the first swing of the Scotsman's club Murphy realizes he is in for a most extraordinary day. By turns comic, philosophical, mythic, and autobiographical, this tale traces the arc of twenty-four hours--from a round of golf on the Links of Burningbrush to a night fueled by whiskey, wisdom, and wandering. This story delves into the transformative power of golf and reveals a unique and unforgettable approach to the game.
By Chantal Bilodeau, Patrice Martin. 2013
Multiple plot lines interweave with twentieth-century literary allusions as hapless bureaucrat P. attempts to secure delivery of a valuable cultural… relic. Patrice Martin's ticklish tip of the hat to the writing of Franz Kafka also evokes the literary techniques of Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, and Paul Auster.Polymath Patrice Martin is a writer, musician, and politician who is a former clerk in Canada's House of Commons, and currently is a Gatineau city councilor. He confesses his working life in government bureaucracy helped shape this, his first novel.Chantal Bilodeau is a New York-based playwright and translator originally from Montreal, Quebec.