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The reason you"re alive a novel by Matthew Quick

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Death,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Tumors,
  • Wives,
  • Brain,
  • Health,
  • Fiction,
  • Veterans,
  • Agent Orange

Book details:

About the Edition

Sixty-eight-year-old David has a brain tumor that he attributes to Agent Orange exposure. He wakes up from surgery repeating the name of a Native American soldier whom he was once ordered to discipline, and decides to return something precious he long ago stole from that man.

Edition Notes

Other titlesReason you are alive
StatementMatthew Quick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3617.U535 Q53 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination226 pages
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27239218M
ISBN 100062424300
ISBN 109780062424303
OCLC/WorldCa960717787

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