Purple America: A Novel by Rick Moody

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Purple America: A Novel

'“[A] breathtaking book . . . Hilarious and heartbreaking . . . Rick Moody is a chronicler of the middle class for the millennium.” —TheNew York Times Book Review   “Magnificent . . . Rick Moody is that rare writer who can make the language do tricks and still suffuse his narrative with soul.” —Esquire   “A tough, funny, gorgeously detailed domestic thriller . . . The stuff of classical tragedy, told in insistent, laser-bright prose. Reading it is a transfiguring experience.” —TheBaltimore Sun   “How Moody balances his comedy and his pathos is a wonder.” —New York magazine   “By turns utterly harrowing and guiltily hilarious . . . An emotional roller coaster destined to be considered one of the fictional achievements of a generation.” —Details   “Moody confirms with Purple America that he is a writer of immense gifts.” —The Examiner (San Francisco)   “Extraordinary . . . Moody’s prose dazzles. . . . He renders each character so empathetically that soon each is gripped tight within our sympathy.” —Chicago Tribune   “Darkly hilarious . . . Moody’s sentences travel great distances; they knock the breath out of you. So does Purple America.” —Mirabella'
'“[A] breathtaking book . . . Hilarious and heartbreaking . . . Rick Moody is a chronicler of the middle class for the millennium.” —TheNew York Times Book Review   “Magnificent . . . Rick Moody is that rare writer who can make the language do tricks and still suffuse his narrative with soul.” —Esquire   “A tough, funny, gorgeously detailed domestic thriller . . . The stuff of classical tragedy, told in insistent, laser-bright prose. Reading it is a transfiguring experience.” —TheBaltimore Sun   “How Moody balances his comedy and his pathos is a wonder.” —New York magazine   “By turns utterly harrowing and guiltily hilarious . . . An emotional roller coaster destined to be considered one of the fictional achievements of a generation.” —Details   “Moody confirms with Purple America that he is a writer of immense gifts.” —The Examiner (San Francisco)   “Extraordinary . . . Moody’s prose dazzles. . . . He renders each character so empathetically that soon each is gripped tight within our sympathy.” —Chicago Tribune   “Darkly hilarious . . . Moody’s sentences travel great distances; they knock the breath out of you. So does Purple America.” —Mirabella'
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504027687 Pages: 298