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Man in the WoodsIn his latest, Man in the Woods, Scott Spencer (Endless Love) revisits Kate, the seething alcoholic of 2003's National Book...Man in the WoodsIn his latest, Man in the Woods, Scott Spencer (Endless Love) revisits Kate, the seething alcoholic of 2003's National Book...2010-09-08Ecco Press
Scott Spencer | Man in the Woods by Scott Spencer

Man in the Woods by Scott Spencer

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Man in the Woods

Author: Scott Spencer; Publisher: Ecco Press

In his latest, Man in the Woods, Scott Spencer (Endless Love) revisits Kate, the seething alcoholic of 2003’s National Book Award finalist A Ship Made of Paper. Now a sober, spectacularly successful self-help ? guru and fervent born-again Christian, she has finally found happiness with stoic craftsman Paul — a hard-earned détente soon unraveled by a shattering incident involving the book’s titular, mysterious man. Spencer is a master of description, but he seems uncertain of his own narrative, and there’s a jerky, unsettling rhythm to the dialogue that often unhinges it, ultimately squandering Woods’ haunting premise. B

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