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By Alex Gilvarry

"Absorbing...Eastman is a riveting…presence who calls for to be enjoyed and remembered." –The Boston Globe

An formidable new novel set within the literary international of Nineteen Seventies long island, following a washed-up author in an errant quest to select up the items of his life. 

One of The thousands’ such a lot expected Books of the second one 1/2 2017 and BuzzFeed's Exciting New Books you must learn This Summer

The 12 months is 1973, and Alan Eastman, a public highbrow, unintentional cultural critic, washed-up struggle journalist, husband, and philanderer; reveals himself by myself at the ground of his examine in an existential concern. His spouse has taken their youngsters and left him to dwell together with her mom in New Jersey, and his top paintings feels as if it really is years at the back of him. within the depths of melancholy, he gets an unforeseen and unwelcome mobile name from his previous rival courting again to his days at the Harvard literary magazine, delivering him the opportunity to visit Vietnam to put in writing the definitive account of the top of America's longest battle. Seeing his chance to regain his wife’s love and admiration whereas reclaiming his former literary glory, he units out for Vietnam. yet rather than the go back to shape as a pioneering battle correspondent that he had was hoping for, he unearths himself in Saigon, grappling with a similar difficulties he idea he'd left again in New York. 

Following his largely acclaimed debut, From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, Alex Gilvarry employs an analogous considerate, but darkish humorousness in Eastman was once Here to trap one irredeemable man's look for that means within the face of advancing age, fading love, and a rapidly-changing world.

"With his moment ebook, Gilvarry establishes himself as a author who defies expectation, conference and categorization. Eastman used to be Here is a dismal, riotously humorous and audacious exploration of the sacred and the profane—and pretty well every little thing in between." —Téa Obreht, New York Times bestselling writer of The Tiger's Wife

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