By Dana Spiotta
within the heyday of the Nineteen Seventies underground, Bobby DeSoto and Mary Whittaker -- passionate, idealistic, and in love -- layout a chain of radical protests opposed to the Vietnam battle. whilst one motion is going fallacious, the process their lives is perpetually replaced. the 2 needs to erase their previous, forge new identities, and not see one another back.
Now it's the Nineties. Mary lives within the suburbs together with her fifteen-year-old son, who spends hours immersed within the song of his mother's new release. She has no notion the place Bobby is, no matter if he's alive or useless.
transferring among the protests within the Seventies and the results of these offerings within the Nineties, Dana Spiotta deftly explores the relationship among the 2 eras -- their language, know-how, song, and activism. Character-driven and extraordinary, Eat the Document is a vital and revelatory novel concerning the tradition of uprising, with specific resonance now.
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