Factotum

Factotum

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One of Charles Bukowski's best, this beer-soaked, deliciously degenerate novel follows the wanderings of aspiring writer Henry Chinaski across World War II-era America. Deferred from military service, Chinaski travels from city to city, moving listlessly from one odd job to another, always needing money but never badly enough to keep a job. His day-to-day existence spirals into an endless litany of pathetic whores, sordid rooms, dreary embraces, and drunken brawls, as he makes his bitter, brilliant way from one drink to the next. Charles Bukowski's posthumous legend continues to grow. Factotum is a masterfully vivid evocation of slow-paced, low-life urbanity and alcoholism, and an excellent introduction to the fictional world of Charles Bukowski.
Publisher: [United States]: Harper Collins Publishers, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 09 min.)) : digital
Edition: Unabridged
Performers: Read by Christian Baskous.
ISBN: 0062302930 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
9780062302939 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla

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