By Brad Leithauser
Using Sultan’s obituary as a street map to the unknown terrain of the fellow himself, our narrator discovers dead-ends, mistaken turns, and unforeseen locations in each line. As he travels from the grim Michigan wintry weather to the steamy streets of Miami to the idyllic French geographical region, looking for those that knew Wesley most sensible, he progressively reconstructs the lifetime of a really good-looking, bold, and misleading guy to whom ladies have been every little thing. and because the margins of the obituary fill with handwritten corrections, as information emerge and proof are revised, our mysterious narrator–whose curiosity in his quarry is way from random–has no selection yet to confront the reality of his personal lifestyles as well.
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A Few Corrections: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) by Brad Leithauser