Fred Waitzkin - The Dream Merchant

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 7:00pm
The Dream Merchant ($24.99) by Fred Waitzkin is a powerful, exquisitely written tale about a charismatic yet morally ambiguous salesman. Narrated by an anonymous writer, Waitzkin's first novel is an unwavering look at the price of heedless ambition, the indissoluble bonds of male friendship, and the unsettling nature of love and sexuality.

Fred Waitzkin is the author of Searching for Bobby Fischer, Mortal Games and The Last Marlin. His articles and essays have appeared in numerous magazines, including Esquire, Forbes, New York magazine, the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, Outside magazine, and Sports Illustrated. Waitzkin lives in New York City with his wife.

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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$19.99
ISBN: 9781250011367
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - March 26th, 2013

A powerful, exquisitely written tale about a charismatic yet morally ambiguous salesman

 

Jim can sell anything to anyone. Born into abject poverty, he uses street smarts, irresistible charms, and increasingly sophisticated schemes to pull himself up from door-to-door salesman to international mogul, the father of the pyramid scheme.