Lost in Place: Growing Up Absurd in Suburbia (Paperback)

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From the author of Iron & Silk comes a charming and frequently uproarious account of an American adolescence in the age of Bruce Lee, Ozzy Osborne, and Kung Fu. As Salzman recalls coming of age with one foot in Connecticut and the other in China (he wanted to become a wandering Zen monk), he tells the story of a teenager trying to attain enlightenment before he's learned to drive.

About the Author

Mark Salzman is the author of Iron & Silk, an account of his two years in China; Lost in Place, a memoir; and the novels The Laughing Sutra, The Soloist, and Lying Awake.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679767787
ISBN-10: 0679767789
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: May 28th, 1996
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Vintage