Ask the Dust

Author(s): John Fante; Charles Bukowski (Introduction by)

Fiction - General

Ask the Dust is a virtuoso performance by an influential master of the twentieth-century American novel. It is the story of Arturo Bandini, a young writer in 1930s Los Angeles who falls hard for the elusive, mocking, unstable Camilla Lopez, a Mexican waitress. Struggling to survive, he perseveres until, at last, his first novel is published. But the bright light of success is extinguished when Camilla has a nervous breakdown and disappears . . . and Bandini forever rejects the writer's life he fought so hard to attain.

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General Fields

  • : 9781786896209
  • : Canongate Books
  • : Canongate Books
  • : September 2018
  • : 1.3 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.8 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 208
  • : 208
  • : John Fante; Charles Bukowski (Introduction by)
  • : John Fante; Charles Bukowski (Introduction by)
  • : 813/.5/2
  • : 813/.5/2
  • : English
  • : English