(novel "The Dying Animal")
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With the draft, everybody was involved. Everybody was fodder. When you got to be 21, 22 and graduated from college, for two years your life stopped. If you had been running in the direction of your life, you had to stop and do this other thing which was, if not menacing, just plain boring.
Was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1998 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C.
Writes and sets his novels around Newark, New Jersey
Bard of Newark