Download PDF by Ken Pisani: Amp'd: A Novel

By Ken Pisani

ISBN-10: 1250085209

ISBN-13: 9781250085207

ISBN-10: 1427279454

ISBN-13: 9781427279453

Amp'd from Ken Pisani, A LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER and finalist for the 2017 Thurber Prize for American Humor

"Complete with painfully wry observations and delightfully caustic wit, this novel is a gritty exploration of what it is wish to consider incomplete on the earth. All 5 palms up for this bitterly enjoyable tale." --Kirkus Reviews(starred)
Aaron isn't a guy on a hero's trip. within the query of struggle or flight, he will select flight whenever. So whilst a automobile coincidence leaves him without notice asymmetrical, his left arm amputated, depending on the intense part is absolutely not anything he is built to do.
Forced to come back to his boyhood domestic to recover, Aaron is faced with an getting older father (a former Olympic biathlete grew to become hoarder), a mom who is selected to stay in a yurt with a fireman twelve years her junior, and a well-meaning sister whose unbearable husband proves love is not only blind, but additionally painfully stupid.
As Aaron attempts to make the realm round him disappear in a haze of Vicodin and scientific marijuana, the one real pleasure in his existence comes from day-by-day ninety-second radio spots of enjoyable technological know-how evidence: the rate of falling raindrops, batteries produced from starfish, and sexual responses brought on by way of ringtones - all instructed within the lush, disembodied voice of commentator Sunny Lee, with whom he falls helplessly, ridiculously, in love. Aaron's obsession with Sunny merely speeds up his downward spiral, like pouring accelerant on a hearth. stressed to do anything - something - to maneuver his existence ahead, he's taking the single activity he can get. As a "fish counter" on the within sight dam, he concludes that an act of violent sacrifice to free up the river may be his most sensible, ultimate option.

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