Disintegrations – McCartney, Alistair


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Author: McCartney, Alistair
Publication Date: 08/22/2017
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book


Detached from life in Los Angeles and his past in Australia, uncomfortable around other humans, the narrator of this inventive autobiographical novel researches death on the Internet; mulls over distant and intimate stories of suicides, serial killers, and “natural deaths”; and wanders about LA’s Holy Cross Cemetery. Wry yet somber, astringent yet tender, The Disintegrations confronts both the impossibility of understanding death and the timeless longing for immortality.