How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets by Garth Stein Paperback Book


Rent How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets

Author: Garth Stein

Format: Quality Paperback

Publisher: Soho Press

Published: May 2008

Genre: Fiction - Literary

Retail Price: $16.00


Tenth Anniversary Edition

Featuring a conversation between Garth and his editor, Bryan Devendorf, drummer of The National.

Fathers never forget seeing their kids for the first time. But Evan is greeting his son, Dean, fourteen years late. The boy had been shuttled secretly to another city, along with his teenaged mother, while still a newborn. Now his mother has passed away, and Evan is it—Dad. An instant single parent.
Evan was once lead guitarist for a hot band with a hit single; now 31, he gets by as a guitar instructor to middle-aged guys, and does menial work in a music shop. With Dean in the picture he has to change fast, which means facing up to the past, to his own father, and to the epilepsy that haunts him and threatens his every moment.

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