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By Dinty W. Moore

Between Panic and Desire, named after cities in Pennsylvania, unearths Dinty W. Moore on the best of his astutely humorous shape. A e-book that may be named after certainly one of its chapters, “A Post-Nixon, Post-panic, Post-modern, Post-mortem,” this assortment is an unconventional memoir of 1 guy and his tradition, which additionally occurs to be our own.
Blending narrative and quizzes, reminiscence and numerology, and imagined interviews and conversations with lifeless presidents on television, the booklet dizzily records the disorienting adventure of starting to be up in a postmodern global. the following we see how the key occasions within the author’s early life—the Kennedy assassination, Nixon’s resignation, looking at Father is aware Best, and losing acid atop the realm alternate middle, to call a few—shaped the way in which he sees occasions either worldwide and private at the present time. extra to the purpose, we see how those occasions formed, and doubtless even distorted, today’s international for all who spent their early life within the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. A curious meditation on family members and bereavement, longing and worry, self-loathing and wish, Between Panic and Desire unfolds in kaleidoscopic forms—a coroner’s document, a television motion picture script, a Zen koan—aptly reflecting the emergence of a fractured digital America.

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