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African Safari Papers

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ISBN-10: 1585673005

ISBN-13: 9781585673001

Edition: 2003

Authors: Robert Sedlack

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The African Safari Papers is an intense and outrageous portrait of a family so troubled that their family trip is, in a word, torture. Richard Clark, the narrator of this sharp and madcap novel, is nineteen years old, a drug-addicted, foul-mouthed, sex-crazed young man who is off to Africa on a safari with his parents. Obviously, this is a mistake of magnitude. As Richard smolders with resentment, his voice by turns self-loathing and self-righteous, he documents his trip in a series of journal entries that are funny, sad, and piercingly insightful. Juxtaposed with the hostile environment, the already tense situation becomes explosive: Mom is going insane, Dad drinks compulsively as he ticks…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Abrams, Inc.
Publication date: 12/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 309
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Robert Sedlack was born and raised in Calgary. His first novel,The African Safari Papers, has been published in numerous languages and was chosen byThe Globe and Mailas a Best Book of 2001. He lives unhappily in Los Angeles, winters joyfully in Jasper, Alberta, and has completed a television movie for CTV.