Log of the S. S. the Mrs Unguentine

Log of the S. S. the Mrs Unguentine

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Overview

"A captivating short work almost beyond description." The New Yorker

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781564785121
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication date: 09/28/2008
Series: American Literature (Dalkey Archive) Series
Pages: 113
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ben Marcus is a surfer and skateboarder for life. He was Surfer magazine associate editor and still writes for Surfer, The Surfer's Journal, and others. He's the author of our The Surfboard, Surfing USA!, Surfing & the Meaning of Life, and The Surfer's Handbook. He lives in Malibu, of course. www.benmarcusrules.com

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Log of the S. S. the Mrs Unguentine 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
yarb on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
On one of the great literary voyages, Mrs Unguentine (the narrator and her vessel) gives her awed, but exasperated, account of a dead marriage, an endless voyage, and a phantom husband. And the story is replete with lush organic architecture, Rube Goldberg-esque ideas and botanical colour. If you have ever desired to drift away from the world, or create an Eden, or enact the Fall, and if you think living with someone is inherently funny, you'll probably love this book.
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