- Paperback: 272 pages
- Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (9 July 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0374277966
- ISBN-13: 978-0374277963
- Product Dimensions: 13.6 x 1.7 x 20.4 cm
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 134,186 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Soul of a Whore and Purvis Paperback – 9 Jul 2012
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"Johnson has found a new speed, or a new style, for his age-old theme of hell, and it's a good, rare thing to watch a modern poet write so well for the stage." --Michael Scott Moore, "SF Weekly"
About the Author
Denis Johnson is the author of eight novels, one novella, one book of short stories, three collections of poetry, two collections of plays, and one book of reportage. His novel "Tree of Smoke" won the 2007 National Book Award.
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