The Garden of Lost and Found by Dale Peck

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“The Garden of Lost and Found” is a garden of self-­absorbed overreaching, a compost of glutted detail, absurd simile, strained and repetitive metaphor, forced aphorism...
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Inheriting a New York City brownstone after the death of the mother he never knew, twenty-one-year-old James Ramsay learns that he has been infected with HIV by a sometime partner, a situation that culminates in his relocation to the brownstone and his moral ambiguity about the residence's elderly tenant.
 

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Dale Peck was born on Long Island and is the author of several novels, including "Martin and John", a collection of short stories, and a family memoir. His short fiction has appeared in "Artforum", "BOMB", "The London Review of Books", " The New Republic", "The New York Times", and "The Village Voice". He also teaches creative writing and received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1995. He lives in New York.
 
Published January 1, 2012 by Mischief and Mayhem. 396 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian. Fiction
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Reviewed by Ron Powers on Aug 10 2012

“The Garden of Lost and Found” is a garden of self-­absorbed overreaching, a compost of glutted detail, absurd simile, strained and repetitive metaphor, forced aphorism...

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