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Book Information: Ninety-Two in the Shade

Ninety-Two in the Shade (1973) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Set in Key West, the nation's extreme limit, this is the story of a man seeking refuge from a world of drug addiction by becoming a skiff guide for tourists, even though a tough competitor threatens to kill him.

Original title: Ninety-Two in the Shade
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTroubled Lives

Edition #1: Ninety-Two in the Shade

Ninety-Two in the Shade (1973)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "Full of surprises and rewards and an exhilaration one feels only rarely...I offer a gentle exhortation, please read this book." Newsday
  • "Thomas McGuane makes the page, the paragraph, the sentence itself a record of continuous imaginative activity...He is an important as well as a brilliant novelist." The New York Times Book Review
  • "Few writers have explored our national malaise as persistently, or as elegantly, as Thomas McGuane, a writer whose command of the language has helped define our American loneliness." Philadelphia Inquirer
  • "McGuane's sense of place, his harsh and delicate exactness of detail are at their keenest." Newsweek
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Ninety-Two in the Shade (May 1995)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780679752899
Dimensions: 5.28 x 7.96 x .55
Pages: 208

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