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By: Heighton, Steven

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Alfred A. Knopf, 2000

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Only slight wear. Dust jacket in Mylar. A tight bright book.; 384 pages; Heighton chronicles the arduous artistic journey of the precocious but troubled Sevigne Torrins, who starts off by ditching a promising pugilistic career to follow his literary muse. The early chapters focus on his difficult relationship with his father, a former sailor drinking himself to death on the shores of Lake Superior, followed by a road-travel sequence that takes him to Egypt, where his mot... View more info