Stephen Florida by Gabe Habash

By Gabe Habash

‘A coming-of-age tale with its personal, frequently explosive, rhythm and speed… this can be a shape-shifter of a ebook, either a gloomy ode to the mysteries and landscapes of the yankee West and a posh and convincing personality examine’ Hanya Yanagihara, writer of a bit Life

Meet Stephen Florida: collage scholar, beginner wrestler, visionary, outsider.

Entering senior 12 months, his points of interest are set at the championships. each perform, each fit, is a step in the direction of greatness, but additionally a step farther from truth. Profane, manic and tipping into the uncanny, this is often Florida’s chronicle of loneliness, obsession, and the force to go away a mark.

With echoes of The paintings of Fielding and the movie Foxcatcher, Gabe Habash’s bold, revelatory debut trips into the brain of a tender guy teetering among keep an eye on and rage, grief and elation, genius and insanity.

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