A Changed Man: A Novel

By: Prose, Francine

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First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 421 pp. On an unseasonably warm spring afternoon, a young neo-Nazi named Vincent Nolan walks into the Manhattan office of World Brotherhood Watch, a human rights foundation headed by a charismatic Holocaust survivor, Meyer Maslow. Vincent announces that he wants to make a radical change in his life. But what is Maslow to make of this rough-looking stranger who claims to have read Maslow's books, who has Waffen-SS tattoos under his shirtsleeves, and who says that his mission is to save guys like him from becoming guys like him? As he gradually turns into the sort of person who might actually be able to do that, Vincent also transforms those around him: Maslow, who fears that heroism has become a desk job; Bonnie Kalen, the foundation's fund-raiser, a divorced single mother and a devoted believer in Maslow's crusade against intolerance and injustice; and Bonnie's teenage son, Danny, whose take on the world around him is at once openhearted, sharp-eyed, and as fundamentally decent as his mother's. Masterfully plotted, darkly comic, A Changed Man illuminates the everyday transactions in our lives, exposing what remains invisible in plain sight in our drug-addled and media-driven culture. Remarkable for the author's tender sympathy for her characters, A Changed Man poses the essential questions: What constitutes a life worth living? Is it possible to change? What does it mean to be a moral human being? The fearless intelligence, wit, and humanity that inform this novel make it Francine Prose's most accomplished yet.

Title: A Changed Man: A Novel

Author: Prose, Francine

Categories: Signed, Modern First Editions, Contemporary,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2005

ISBN Number: 0060196742

ISBN Number 13: 9780060196745

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282353

Keywords: FRANCINE PROSE FICTION CONTEMPORARY,