By Gabe Habash
‘A coming-of-age tale with its personal, frequently explosive, rhythm and pace… this can be a shape-shifter of a ebook, either a gloomy ode to the mysteries and landscapes of the yankee West and a posh and convincing personality research’ Hanya Yanagihara, writer of a bit Life
Meet Stephen Florida: university scholar, beginner wrestler, visionary, outsider.
Entering senior 12 months, his points of interest are set at the championships. each perform, each fit, is a step in the direction of greatness, but additionally a step farther from fact. Profane, manic and tipping into the uncanny, this can be Florida’s chronicle of loneliness, obsession, and the force to go away a mark.
With echoes of The paintings of Fielding and the movie Foxcatcher, Gabe Habash’s bold, revelatory debut trips into the brain of a tender guy teetering among keep watch over and rage, grief and elation, genius and insanity.