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Description - Descent of Man by T. C Boyle

In seventeen slices of life that defy the expected and launch us into the absurd, Boyle offers his unique view of the world. A primate-center researcher becomes romantically involved with a chimp; a Norse poet overcomes bard-block; collectors compete to snare the ancient Aztec beer can, Quetzalcoatl Lite; and Lassie abandons Timmy for a randy coyote. Dark humor, delirious fantasy, and surreal satire come together in this collection that brilliantly expresses just what the "evolution" of mankind has wrought.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140299946
ISBN-10: 0140299947
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x 10mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 30-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - T. C Boyle

T. C. Boyle is the author of eleven novels, including World's End (winner of the PEN/FaulknerAward), Drop City (a New York Times bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award), and The Inner Circle. His most recent story collections are Tooth and Claw and The Human Fly and Other Stories.

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