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Ten Past Noon : Focus and Fate at Forty
by Tucker Lieberman




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In the Roaring Twenties, Edward Cumming might have become a railroad businessman, but he was more interested in literature. During the Depression, he tried to write a book about historical castrations. At thirty-nine, he died by suicide.

What went wrong for him? A lack of focus? A problem of fate? The number forty? Or was his book haunted?

In this train ride of an American biography, Tucker Lieberman tells the story of the would-be scholar of eunuchs. It is an essay about war, racism, gender, time, mortality, free will, money, argument, information architecture, and why a writer might not finish a book.

A hypno-saga...experimental, tender, angry, freighted.

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Overview

In the Roaring Twenties, Edward Cumming might have become a railroad businessman, but he was more interested in literature. During the Depression, he tried to write a book about historical castrations. At thirty-nine, he died by suicide.

What went wrong for him? A lack of focus? A problem of fate? The number forty? Or was his book haunted?

In this train ride of an American biography, Tucker Lieberman tells the story of the would-be scholar of eunuchs. It is an essay about war, racism, gender, time, mortality, free will, money, argument, information architecture, and why a writer might not finish a book.

A hypno-saga...experimental, tender, angry, freighted.



This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781732906044
  • ISBN-10: 1732906041
  • Publisher: Glyph Torrent
  • Publish Date: February 2020
  • Page Count: 482
  • Dimensions: 7.99 x 5 x 1.07 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.14 pounds


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