Citizen Vince (Paperback)

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Description


At 1:59 a.m. in Spokane, Washington—eight days before the 1980 presidential election—Vince Camden pockets his stash of stolen credit cards and drops by an all-night poker game before heading to his witness-protection job dusting crullers at Donut Make You Hungry. Along with a neurotic hooker girlfriend, this is the total sum of Vince's new life. But when a familiar face shows up in town, Vince realizes his sordid past is still too close behind him. During the next unforgettable week, he'll negotiate a coast-to-coast maze of obsessive cops, eager politicians, and assorted mobsters—only to find that redemption might exist, of all places, in the voting booth.

About the Author


Jess Walter is the author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets, the National Book Award finalist The Zero, the Edgar Award-winning Citizen Vince, Land of the Blind, and the New York Times Notable Book Over Tumbled Graves. He lives in Spokane, Washington, with his family.

Praise for Citizen Vince…


“(An) immensely entertaining crime thriller and wry social commentary.”
-Chicago Tribune

“Rich in robust characters ad wry dialogue, with agile prose, a big heart and a finely tuned plot.”
-Seattle Times

“A splendidly entertaining, thoughtful book ... Jess Walter continues to impress.”
-Sunday Telegraph

“What makes Walter’s third novel so enjoyable is Vince, a flawed but sympathetic character trying to find redemption.”
-Library Journal

1st Place, General Trade-Jacket, New York Book Show
-No Source

Product Details ISBN-10: 0061577650
ISBN-13: 9780061577659
Published: Harper Perennial, 06/01/2008
Pages: 320
Language: English