By Edward Hoagland
Sixty years after the book of his first novel, Cat guy, Edward Hogland is publishing his twenty-fifth booklet on the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont’s Northeast nation, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has misplaced his task and his spouse and is making an attempt to determine his subsequent stream, holed up in his Vermont cabin surrounded by means of a hippy commune, drug runners, farmers-gone-bust, blood-thirsty auctioneers, and normal ne’er-do-wells. Solace and objective come from the unlikeliest assets as he learns to navigate his new panorama with no sight. Hoagland, himself, goes blind, and during this evocative, unsentimental novel, we adventure the realm final in round Press, the emerging panic of uncertainty, the isolation of exile, the expanding dependence upon the kindness of strangers, and a complete new appreciation of the area simply past sight.
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