By Brad Leithauser
Using Sultan’s obituary as a street map to the unknown terrain of the fellow himself, our narrator discovers dead-ends, improper turns, and unforeseen locations in each line. As he travels from the grim Michigan iciness to the steamy streets of Miami to the idyllic French geographical region, looking for those that knew Wesley top, he steadily reconstructs the lifetime of an incredibly good-looking, formidable, and misleading guy to whom ladies have been every thing. and because the margins of the obituary fill with handwritten corrections, as info emerge and proof are revised, our mysterious narrator–whose curiosity in his quarry is way from random–has no selection yet to confront the reality of his personal existence as well.
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A Few Corrections: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) by Brad Leithauser