Tough Guys Don't Dance

Tough Guys Don't Dance

eBook - 2002
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Norman Mailer peers into the recesses and buried virtues of the modern American male in a brilliant crime novel that transcends genre. When Tim Madden, an unsuccessful writer living on Cape Cod, awakes with a gruesome hangover, a painful tattoo on his upper arm, and a severed female head in his marijuana stash, he has almost no memory of the night before. As he reconstructs the missing hours, Madden runs afoul of retired prizefighters, sex addicts, mediums, former cons, a world-weary ex-girlfriend, and his own father, old now but still a Herculean figure. Stunningly conceived and vividly composed, -- -- -- --New York -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --The Cincinnati Post From the Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2002
Edition: Random House, Inc., 2002 edition
ISBN: 9780812986013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (229 pages)


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Oct 05, 2015

Loved The Executioner's Song but couldn't get into this one. His characters are cartoonish, 1950's style stereotypes. Gave up 3 chapters in.


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