Speedboat

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    It has been more than thirty-five years since Renata Adler's Speedboat charged through the literary establishment, blasting genre walls and pointing the way for a newly liberated way of writing. This unclassifiable work is simultaneously novel, memoir, commonplace book, confession, and critique. It is the story of every man and woman cursed with too much consciousness and too little comprehension, and it is the story of Jen Fein, a journalist negotiating the fraught landscape of contemporary urban America. Her voice is cuttingly perceptive, darkly funny, and always fiercely intelligent as she breaks narrative convention to send dispatches back from the world as she finds it.

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    Number of Pages: 200
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781590176139
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    Listed in: Modern & contemporary fiction
    Publisher: NYRB Classics

    Books by Renata Adler

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