P.S. Your Cat Is Dead: A Novel by James Kirkwood 9780312321208

P.S. Your Cat Is Dead: A Novel by James Kirkwood  9780312321208
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Synopsis
It's New Year's Eve in New York City. Your best friend died in September, you've been robbed twice, your girlfriend is leaving you, you've lost your job. and the only one left to talk to is the gay burglar you've got tied up in the kitchen. P.S. your cat is dead. An instant classic upon its initial publication, P.S. Your Cat is Dead received widespread critical acclaim and near fanatical reader devotion. The stage version of the novel was equally successful and there are still over 200 new productions of it staged every year. Now, for the first time in a decade, James Kirkwood's much-loved black humor comic novel of manners and escalating disaster returns to bewitch and beguile a new generation.
Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0312321201
ISBN-13 9780312321208
eBay Product ID (ePID) 2519585
Key Details
Author James Kirkwood
Number Of Pages 224 pages
Edition Description Revised
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2003-11-15
Language English
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Publication Year 2003
Additional Details
Copyright Date 2003
Dimensions
Weight 7.1 Oz
Height 0.6 In.
Width 5.5 In.
Length 8.4 In.
Target Audience
Group Trade
Classification Method
LCCN 2003-047156
LC Classification Number PS3561.I72P15 2003
Dewey Decimal 813/.54
Dewey Edition 21
Reviews
"With every page the situation gets crazier, zanier, more improbable, also funnier...Kirkwood's bizarre humor comes off, thanks to his ability to throw opposites together, with a stand up comic's timing." -- Publishers Weekly "An extraordinary novel...an ingenious, intriguing, and also moving story about two losers who become friends. It is also a revealing book about burning your bridges behind you." -- Sacramento Union "This novel is woven together with such artistic acumen that suspense never ebbs. The plot structure, characterization, dialog and style are virtually flawless." -- Chicago Sun-Times "James Kirkwood manages to combine the most marvelous light witty dialogue with the most harrowing of events...absolutely fascinating--I couldn't stop reading from the minute the first shot was fired." --Nora Ephron An extraordinary novel...an ingenious, intriguing, and also moving story about two losers who become friends. It is also a revealing book about burning your bridges behind you. Critical Praise forP.S. Your Cat is Dead: "With every page the situation gets crazier, zanier, more improbable, also funnier...Kirkwood's bizarre humor comes off, thanks to his ability to throw opposites together, with a stand up comic's timing." -Publishers Weekly "An extraordinary novel...an ingenious, intriguing, and also moving story about two losers who become friends. It is also a revealing book about burning your bridges behind you." -Sacramento Union "This novel is woven together with such artistic acumen that suspense never ebbs. The plot structure, characterization, dialog and style are virtually flawless." -Chicago Sun-Times "James Kirkwood manages to combine the most marvelous light witty dialogue with the most harrowing of events...absolutely fascinating -- I couldn't stop reading from the minute the first shot was fired." - Nora Ephron James Kirkwood manages to combine the most marvelous light witty dialogue with the most harrowing of events...absolutely fascinating--I couldn't stop reading from the minute the first shot was fired. This novel is woven together with such artistic acumen that suspense never ebbs. The plot structure, characterization, dialog and style are virtually flawless.

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