Conjunctions #44: An Anatomy Of Roads: The Quest Issue (Conjunctions)ISBN: 0941964604;
Book DescriptionLeaving home is a dangerous business. Whether it's to walk across the street or travel to another continent, one never returns the same. Conjunctions: 44, An Anatomy of Roads: The Quest Issue , explores in fiction and poetry the fascinating, complex process of defamiliarization as the ultimate path to knowing oneself. John Barth contributes an astonishing, hilarious novella entitled, "I've Been Told: A Story's Story," which may be the ultimate quest narrative in that the story of a quester is narrated by the quest itself. Young Bristish author and Booker Award finalist for his first novel, If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things , Jon McGregor offers a story of a distraught man who travels to an unnamed island in search of his lost father. David Schuman's story "Miss" is an eerie modern desert journey in which a man and his daughter, who is convinced that she is a cat, encounters the mother who abandoned him working in a Twilight Zone-like diner in the middle...
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