9781770412835

Waiting for the Man

  • ISBN 13:

    9781770412835

  • ISBN 10:

    1770412832

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/11/2015
  • Publisher: ECW Press

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Summary

Giller-longlisted fiction — now in trade paper

Joe, a 36-year-old advertising copywriter for a slick New York agency, feels disillusioned with his life. He starts dreaming of a mysterious man, seeing him on the street, and hearing his voice. Joe decides to listen to the Man and so he waits on his stoop, day and night, for instructions. A local reporter takes notice, and soon Joe has become a media sensation, the centre of a storm. When the Man tells Joe to “go west,” he does, in search of meaning.

A surreal journey of a man who is searching for purpose and for happiness, Waiting for the Man is about the struggle to find something more in life. The paperback edition includes a bonus BackLit section with a reader’s guide, Q&A with the author, and more.

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