This novel ... is that rare postmodern experiment which actually remembers to tell a story.... a splendidly original achievement.
"More than just a tongue- in-cheek parody of a literary memoir . . . it is a social history of the first rank . . ." --Translation Review
". . . That rare postmodern experiment which actually remembers to tell a story . . . a splendidly original achievement." --The New Yorker
"An inventive and clever parody of the coming-of-age tale . . . the result is nostalgic, agreeably sexy, and quite charming." --Kirkus Reviews
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