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The Mighty Walzer by Howard Jacobson

The Mighty Walzer

Description : From the beginning Oliver Walzer is a natural--at ping-pong. Even with his improvised bat (the Collins Classic edition of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde) he can chop, flick, half-volley like a champion. At sex he is not a natural, being shy and frightened of women, but with tuition from Sheeny Waxman, fellow member of the Akiva Social Club Table Tennis team, his game improves. And while the Akiva boys teach him everything he needs to know about ping-pong, his father, Joel Walzer, teaches him everything there is to know about "swag." Unabashedly autobiographical, this is an hilarious and heartbreaking story of one man's coming of age in 1950's Manchester.

Subtitle : A Novel

Authors : Howard Jacobson

Published Date : 2011-03-29

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN : 9781608197293

Page : 400 Pages

Categories : Fiction

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Filesize: 2 MB

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