My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist

My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist

by Mark Leyner

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Overview

Welcome to Mark Leyner’s America, where you can order gallium arsenide sushi at a roadside diner, get loaded on a cocktail of growth hormones and anabolic steroids, and support your habit by appearing on TV game shows. Welcome to a wildly post-Einsteinian fictional universe where the locals include a speech pathologist with a waterbug fetish, a kamikaze airline pilot, and the lead singer for Brazil’s most notoriously nihilistic samba band.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679745792
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/10/1995
Series: Vintage Contemporaries
Edition description: 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 680,116
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Mark Leyner is the author of two novels, Et Tu, Babe and The Tetherballs of Bougainville; two collections of stories, I Smell Esther Williams and Other Stories and My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist; and a collection of fiction, plays, and journalism, Tooth Imprints on a Corn Dog. His work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, The New Republic, George, and Harper’s.

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