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The Little Book: A Novel

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Thirty years in the writing, Selden Edwards? dazzling first novel is an irresistible triumph of the imagination. Wheeler Burden?anking heir, philosopher, student of history, legend? son, rock idol, writer, lover, recluse, half-Jew, and Harvard baseball hero?ne day finds himself wandering not in his hometown of San Francisco in 1988 but in a city and time he knows mysteriously well: Vienna, 1897. Before long, Wheeler acquires a mentor in Sigmund Freud, a bitter rival, a powerful crush on a luminous young woman, and encounters everyone from an eight-year-old Adolf Hitler to Mark Twain as well as the young members of his own family. Solving the riddle of Wheeler? dislocation in time will ultimately reveal nothing short of one eccentric family? unrivaled impact upon the course of human history.
Product Details

Author: Selden Edwards

Language: English

Edition: (Edition: Reprint)

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Plume

Release Date: 2009-05-26

Pages: 432

ISBN: 0452295513

ISBN13: 9780452295513