Cherry

Cherry

Book - 2018 | First edition
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Cleveland, 2003. Desperate to keep their relationship alive, the narrator and Emily marry before he ships out to Iraq. As an army medic, he is unprepared for the grisly reality that awaits him. He and Emily try to make their long-distance marriage work, but when he returns from Iraq, his PTSD is profound, and the two become hooked on heroin. With their money drying up, he turns to the one thing he thinks he could be really good at--robbing banks.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780525520139
0525520139
9780525435938
052543593X
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: 317 pages ; 22 cm

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If you enjoyed the bleak and gritty collection, Jesus' son by Denis Johnson you may also like this work of autobiographical fiction. A nameless narrator spirals into drug addiction and a life of crime in both violent and disturbing books.

If you like your fiction on the bleak and gritty side, you will enjoy this work of autobiographical fiction. Follow the life of a nameless narrator as he spirals into drug addiction and a life of crime. Cherry was a 2019 Pen / Hemingway Award for Debut Novel nominee.

If you enjoyed the bleak and gritty collection, Jesus' son you may also like this work of autobiographical fiction. A nameless narrator spirals into drug addiction and a life of crime in both violent and disturbing books.


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Feb 26, 2019

Powerful!

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