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Lost Memory of Skin

Paperback. Pub Date :2013-01-01 Pages: 352 Language: English Publisher: The Clerkenwell Press It is a mature and masterful work of contemporary fiction from a great American writer. Suspended in a strangely modern-day version of limbo. a young man must create a life for himself in the wake of incarceration. Known only as the Kid. and on probation after doing time for a liaison with an underage girl. he is shackled to a GPS monitoring device and forbidden to live within 2.500 feet of anywhere children might gather. With nowhere else to go. the Kid takes up residence in a makeshift encampment with other convicted sex offenders. Barely beyond childhood himself. the Kid is in many ways an innocent. trapped by impulses and foolish choices. Enter the Professor. a man who has built his own life on secrets and lies. A university sociologist of enormous size and intellect. he finds i...

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