Fiction. THE PORTABLE LENTRICCHIA is an ideal entrance into the fictional world of the novelist described as "the greatest unknown writer in America." This thrilling selection of Frank Lentricchia's fiction—from his debut Johnny Critelli to the forthcoming The Accidental Pallbearer—showcases much of his best work, underlining the themes that have preoccupied him and offering readers an astonishing range of set pieces filled with surging lyricism, abrupt violence, and outrageous humor.
Frank Lentricchia is a novelist and ex-literary theorist. He teaches in the Program in Literature at Duke University. THE PORTABLE LENTRICCHIA is from a selection of his novels. Author City: DURHAM, NC USA