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Neighbors of Nothing

By Jason Ockert

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Neighbors of Nothing

By Jason Ockert


Synopsis

Neighbors of Nothing examines characters who find themselves searching for new identities in worlds they no longer recognize. In “Piebald,” parents assume the identity of their dead son; in “Everyday Murders,” the sole survivor of a violent crime attempts to confront an online entrepreneur who sells football-style serial killer jerseys. Through odd, compelling, and sometimes futile gestures, these characters struggle against guilt and grief and the seemingly endless stretch of days. Influenced by absurdism and the southern gothic, Neighbors of Nothing offers intelligent and heartrending insights into the complex human struggle to exist with purpose.

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Publisher
Dzanc Books
ISBN-10
1938604474

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