Exley: a novel

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For young Miller Le Ray, life has become a search. A search for his dad, who may or may not have joined the army and gone to Iraq. A search for a notorious (and, unfortunately, deceased) writer, Frederick Exley, author of the "fictional memoir" A Fan's Notes , who may hold the key to bringing Miller's father back. But most of all, his is a search for truth. As Miller says, "Sometimes you have to tell the truth about some of the stuff you've done so that people will believe you when you tell them the truth about other stuff you haven't done." In Exley as in his previous bestselling novel, An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England , Brock Clarke takes his reader into a world that is both familiar and disorienting, thought-provoking and thoroughly entertaining. Told by Miller and Dr. Pahnee, both unreliable narrators, it becomes an exploration of the difference between what we believe to be real and what is in fact real.
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subject_facet Boys -- Fiction, Children of disappeared persons -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Iraq War, 2003- -- Veterans -- Fiction, Mind and reality -- Fiction, Mothers and sons -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Psychotherapists -- Fiction, Therapist and patient -- Fiction, Watertown (N.Y.) -- Fiction
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topic_facet Boys, Children of disappeared persons, Fathers and sons, Fiction, Iraq War, 2003-, Literature, Mind and reality, Mothers and sons, Psychological fiction, American, Psychotherapists, Therapist and patient, Veterans