Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau On Sale: March 9, 2010 Price: $15.00
Ricky Rice is a middling hustler with a lingering junk habit, a bum knee, and a haunted mind. A survivor of a suicide cult, he scrapes by as a porter at a bus depot in Utica, New York, until one day a mysterious letter arrives, summoning him to enlist in a...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: October 14, 2003 Price: $15.95
Victor LaValle has already established himself as “one of the most eloquent voices of the approaching century” (Kirkus Reviews), a writer of darkly humorous tales full of haunting beauty, astonishing leaps of imagination, and language that “crackles and hums” (Chicago Tribune). The Ecstatic is LaValle’s debut novel, a startling tale of...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: October 5, 1999 Price: $15.00
Twelve original and interconnected stories in the traditions of Junot Díaz and Sherman Alexie. Victor D. LaValle's astonishing, violent, and funny debut offers harrowing glimpses at the vulnerable lives of young people who struggle not only to come of age, but to survive the city streets.