Jacob M. Appel - The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up (2nd Hand Paperback)
From the acclaimed author of The Biology of Luck comes a hilarious, Kafkaesque satire.
Arnold Brinkman is a shy and retiring botanist; he loves his plants more than his country.
But when his refusal to stand for the national anthem at a baseball game causes a major media incident, he is thrown into a world of pushy patriots, preachers, and press.
And it's not going to get any easier when he refuses to apologise.
A hilarious bullet into the heart of modern America, this novel mixes the literary sensibilities of Jonathan Franzen with the raucous satire of D.B.C. Pierre, and was the recipient of the Dundee International Book Prize.
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : As New
- Category : Fiction - Humorous Fiction
- Published : 2012 (Cargo)
- ISBN : 9781908885111
- SKU : B001008
- PPC : LL300gm
- RRP : £8.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
"Jacob Appel's book is satire at its finest. It's outrageous and over-the-top comical with unbelievable situations that made me shake my head and say what's next!. I absolutely loved this story and smiled while reading." - Goodreads Review.
Jacob M. Appel is an American author, poet, bioethicist, physician, lawyer and social critic. He is best known for his short stories, his work as a playwright, and his writing in the fields of reproductive ethics, organ donation, neuroethics and euthanasia.