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Daydream Nation John Duncan Talbird

Daydream Nation

John Duncan Talbird

Published August 29th 2012
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Kindle Edition
48 pages
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The year is 1989 in Los Angeles, and Miles Jameson is about to graduate from high school. The last big party of high school is approaching, along with the end of a turbulent decade, and Miles has only a vague desire to “work with his hands” (hisMoreThe year is 1989 in Los Angeles, and Miles Jameson is about to graduate from high school. The last big party of high school is approaching, along with the end of a turbulent decade, and Miles has only a vague desire to “work with his hands” (his girlfriend points out that this is a bit trite). Marked with the disaffection and apathy that filled a particular era, and that has always marked adolescence, author John Duncan Talbird gives us a rollicking and bacchanalian look at the challenge of making something of yourself, even when it seems there is little to work with.ABOUT THE AUTHORJohn Duncan Talbird’s fiction is forthcoming or has appeared in South Carolina Review, Literary Imagination, Grain, Berkeley Fiction Review and descant among others. An English professor at Queensborough Community College, he has held writing residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. He is on the editorial board of Green Hills Literary Lantern and a frequent contributor to Quarterly Review of Film and Video. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the artist Melinda Yale, along with their irritable cat, Neko.