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Once Upon a Time : A Floating Opera (Paperback) (John Barth)

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John Barth, a moderately successful novelist just turned sixty, decides to take a sail on Chesapeake Bay with his wife, but a tropical storm forces them deep into the Maryland tidal marshes. Lost, Barth takes out his dinghy to search for a way home, but becomes embarked instead on a quest through the murkier regions of his own memory--a semi-memoir, staged as an operatic cruise through desire, vocation, despair, love, marriage, selves, and counterselves.

Number of Pages: 398.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Series Title: American Literature
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: John Barth
Language: English
Street Date: December 18, 2015
TCIN: 50098137
UPC: 9781628971279
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-1072

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