Butterfly Stories by William T. Vollmann

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A cradle-to-grave search for love takes a suburban kid as far away as the killing fields of Cambodia, where he falls in love with Vanna, a hooker from Phnom Penh. By the author of Fathers and Crows. 17,500 first printing. National ad/promo. Tour.

About William T. Vollmann

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Journalist and novelist William T. Vollmann was born in 1959 and educated at Cornell University. He worked as a comptuer programmer before becoming a journalist and covering Bosnia, Sarajevo and Afghanistan. He has written extensively since 1987, when his first book, You Bright and Risen Angels, was published. The Atlas (1996) won the PEN Center USA West Award for the best novel by a writer living west of the Mississippi. His newest work of Non-Fiction is entitled, Imperial.
Published November 1, 1993 by The Grove Press. 279 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction

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Ever the outcast, as an adult he travels with a photographer to Thailand and Cambodia on assignment, but the two spend far more time with the prostitutes than gathering material for a story.

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The prolific Vollmann weighs in with at least his third hyper-realized meditation on female prostitution.

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