By B. R. Myers
"A welcome contrarian tackle the kingdom of latest American prose."-The Wall road Journal
The humorous and devastating debunking of excessive "literary" prose stylists, together with Don DeLillo, Annie Proulx, and Cormac McCarthy, that triggered a literary furor.
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