Independence Day

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Frank Bascombe, in the aftermath of his divorce and the ruin of his career, has entered an ‘Existence Period’ – selling real estate in New Jersey and mastering the high-wire act of normalcy. But over one Fourth of July weekend, Frank is called into sudden, bewildering engagement with life. Independence Day is a moving, peerlessly funny odyssey through America and through the layered consciousness of one of its most compelling literary incarnations, conducted by a novelist of extraordinary empathy and perception. 

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Frank Bascombe, in the aftermath of his divorce and the ruin of his career, has entered an ‘Existence Period’ – selling real estate in New Jersey and mastering the high-wire act of normalcy. But over one Fourth of July weekend, Frank is called into sudden, bewildering engagement with life. Independence Day is a moving, peerlessly funny odyssey through America and through the layered consciousness of one of its most compelling literary incarnations, conducted by a novelist of extraordinary empathy and perception. 

 

Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks

Paperback

2006

ISBN: 9780747585244