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Big Machine: A Novel

Authors: LaValle, Victor
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000, FIC031000, FIC015000
ISBN: 9780385530415, Related ISBNs: 0385527985, 0385527993, 0385530412, 9780385527989, 9780385527996
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 384,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Ricky Rice is a middling hustler with a lingering junk habit, a bum knee, and a haunted mind. A survivor of a suicide cult, he scrapes by as a porter at a bus depot in Utica, New York, until one day a mysterious letter arrives, summoning him to enlist in a band of paranormal investigators comprised of former addicts and petty criminals, all of whom had at some point in their wasted lives heard what may have been the voice of God.

Infused with the wonder of a disquieting dream and laced with Victor LaValle’s fiendish comic sensibility, Big Machine is a mind-rattling mystery about doubt, faith, and the monsters we carry within us.
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