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Ed King by David Guterson.. The story of strange twists of fate is black as pitch and pitch perfect. Guterson’s writing for our times here, which feels a lot like the heady crash of a civilization.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"The novelist David Guterson, best known for his 1995 best-seller "Snow Falling on Cedars," must have jumped for joy when Apple unleashed Siri - to giddily favorable reviews. The whiz-bang technology that everybody is talking about suddenly makes more plausible a far-out element of Guterson's sweeping new novel, "Ed King," which primarily is about all-too-human characters rather than precocious computers."

SF Gate

"For a while after I finished "Ed King," I wondered: With cheap, easy, 24-hour access to humanity's weirdest, creepiest, freakiest behavior, do we need a reboot of the Oedipus myth? David Guterson persuasively argues that the answer is yes."

The Oregonian

Author bio: David Guterson is the author of the novels East of the Mountains, The Other, Our Lady of the Forest, and Snow Falling on Cedars, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award, as well as a story collection, The Country Ahead of Us, the Country Behind, and Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense. He lives in Washington State More information can be found here: http://www.randomhouse.com/author/11403/david-guterson?sort=best_13wk_3month

Book Details: General Fiction; (320 pp. Oedipus Wrecks: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

Publisher Website: http://www.randomhouse.com/book/73043/ed-king-by-david-guterson/9780307271068/

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