Generation Loss

Generation Loss

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Cass Neary made her name in the seventies as a photographer embedded in the burgeoning punk movement in New York City. Her pictures of the musicians and the hangers-on, the infamous, the damned, and the dead, earned her a brief moment of fame. Thirty years later she is adrift, on her way down, and almost out when an old acquaintance sends her on a mercy gig to interview a famously reclusive photographer who lives on an island in Maine. When she arrives Down East, Cass stumbles across a decades-old mystery that is still claiming victims, and she finds one final shot at redemption. Patricia Highsmith meets Patti Smith in this mesmerizing literary thriller.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 291 pages
  • 137.16 x 200.66 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0156031345
  • 9780156031349
  • 378,219

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"Although "Generation Loss "moves like a thriller, it detonates with greater resound.It's a dark and beautiful novel."--"The Washington Post Book Review"

"Intense and atmospheric, "Generation Loss" is an inventive brew of postpunk attitude and dark mystery. Elizabeth Hand writes with craftsmanship and passion."--George Pelecanos
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1,770 ratings
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4 42% (735)
3 25% (443)
2 7% (124)
1 2% (34)
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