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God's Fool

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ISBN-10: 0375702091

ISBN-13: 9780375702099

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mark Slouka

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In God’s Fool Mark Slouka, the acclaimed author of Lost Lake and Other Stories, presents us with an unparalleled novel about Chang and Eng, the original Siamese twins. In a masterstroke of creative storytelling, we experience their lives through Chang’s eyes. Despite the incomparable predicament of their physical condition, Chang is wrapped in ordinary grace and suffering, searching for tranquility as he travels from Siam’s marketplace to Parisian salons, to London’s underworld and P.T. Barnum’s side show, all the while improbably connected to a man who becomes his sworn enemy. In a last attempt at a normal life, Chang and Eng retire from the sideshow and move to the American South where…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.18" wide x 7.98" long x 0.62" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Mark Slouka is a graduate of Columbia University and he has taught at Harvard and the University of California at San Diego. He currently teaches at Columbia and lives in New York City with his wife and children.