By Edward Hoagland
Sixty years after the booklet of his first novel, Cat guy, Edward Hogland is publishing his twenty-fifth e-book on the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont’s Northeast nation, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has misplaced his activity and his spouse and is attempting to determine his subsequent movement, holed up in his Vermont cabin surrounded via a hippy commune, drug runners, farmers-gone-bust, blood-thirsty auctioneers, and basic ne’er-do-wells. Solace and objective come from the unlikeliest assets as he learns to navigate his new panorama with no sight. Hoagland, himself, goes blind, and during this evocative, unsentimental novel, we event the area last in round Press, the emerging panic of uncertainty, the isolation of exile, the expanding dependence upon the kindness of strangers, and a complete new appreciation of the realm simply past sight.
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