Setting the Lawn on Fire: A Novel

Setting the Lawn on Fire: A Novel

By: Mack Friedman (author)Paperback

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Description

Ivan, a young Jewish boy from Milwaukee, embarks on a journey of sexual discovery that leads him from Wisconsin to Alaska, Philadelphia, and Mexico through stints as a fishery worker, artist, and finally a hustler who learns to provide the blank canvas for other people's dreams. The result is a new kind of coming-of-age story that sees passion from every angle because its protagonist is every kind of lover: the seducer and the seduced, the pornographer and the model, the hunter and the prey, the trick and the John.

About Author

Mack Friedman is author of Strapped for Cash: A History of American Hustler Culture. His essays have been featured at the Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art and the Leslie-Lohman Gallery, and his performance art has been showcased at the Andy Warhol Museum. His stories have appeared in the anthologies Between Men, Wonderlands, and Barnstorm. He has contributed to the magazines Out Traveler and Spread, among others. This is his first novel. He lives in Pennsylvania.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780299213442
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780299213442
  • ISBN10: 0299213447

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