The Motel Life

The Motel Life

by Willy Vlautin


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With "echoes of Of Mice and Men"(The Bookseller, UK), The Motel Life explores the frustrations and failed dreams of two Nevada brothers—on the run after a hit-and-run accident—who, forgotten by society, and short on luck and hope, desperately cling to the edge of modern life.

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ISBN-13: 9780061171116
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/24/2007
Series: P.S. Series
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 514,648
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Willy Vlautin is the author of several novels including, The Motel Life which has been made into a movie starring Dakota Fanning, Emile Hersh, and Stephen Dorff; Northline; Lean on Pete which won two Oregon Book Awards; and Don’t Skip Out on Me, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award. He is the singer and songwriter of the band Richmond Fontaine and a member of the band The Delines. He lives outside Portland, Oregon.

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