By: Elderkin, Susan
New York, New York, U. S. A., Atlantic Monthly Pr: 2000
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 001573
Condition: New in New dust jacket
This is the author's debut novel in which the lives of an obese Englishman, a Slovakian shoemaker, an ice-cream man, and a young girl converge in the Arizona desert. Theobald Moon lives in a lonely corner of the Arizona desert, tending his spectacular cactus garden, his tiny mobile home, and his astounding appetite. A refugee from the life of south London, Theo has moved to this unfamiliar country and is raising Josephine, who has known no other life than their cheerful yet isolated American one. The only breaks in their peculiar routine come with visits of a Marlboro Man-like cowboy named Jer... View More...