James Fitzroy isn't doing so well. Though his old friends in Buffalo believe his life in New York City is a success, in fact he writes ridiculous taglines for a greeting card company. Now he's coming home on Thanksgiving to visit his aging father and dying mother, and unlike other holidays, he's not sure how this one is going to end. Buffalo Lockjaw introduces a fresh new voice in American fiction.Perfect timing. I need an escapefrom themorbidspiral ofmy thoughts. Iexamine the unfamiliarnumbera716 area codeathen plug afingerin my left ear and answer on the third ring. aHello?a aHey, asshole.a aHi!a I say brightly. aWho is this?a aYou.
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