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My amputations

a novel

by Clarence Major

  • 334 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Fiction Collective in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • African American novelists -- Fiction,
    • Americans -- Europe -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Clarence Major.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.A39 M9 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. ;
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2713524M
      ISBN 100914590960, 0914590979
      LC Control Number86006408

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My amputations by Clarence Major Download PDF EPUB FB2

My Amputations is a picaresque novel that comes wailing out of the blues tradition: it's ironic, irreverent, sexy, on a first-name bases with the human condition, and defined in part by exaggeration and laughter "--THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWAuthor: Clarence Major, W.

Lawrence Hogue. My Amputations book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. My Amputations follows well-read parolee Mason Ellis as he impersonates an /5.

"My Amputations, Clarence Major's fifth novel, is an explosively rich book about a man pursued by his shadow. Its protagonist is either a desperate ex-con who has become convinced that he is an important American novelist or a desperate American novelist who has become convinced that he—and most of what passes for literary life on three continents—is a cturer: Fiction Collective 2.

My Amputations by Major, Clarence () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. My Amputations by Major, Clarence () Paperback. From experimental writer Major (Emergency Exit, ; Reflex and Bone Structure, ), an amusing but obscure literary cat-and-mouse game in which an ex-convict assumes the identity of a famous writer.

Mason Ellis is a black man from the slums of Chicago who grows up into a life of crime and is eventually thrown into Attica State Prison for a longish spell. While there, he somehow gets the. "My Amputations, Clarence Major's fifth novel, is an explosively rich book about a man pursued by his shadow.

Its protagonist is either a desperate ex-con who has become convinced that he is an important American novelist or a desperate American novelist who has become convinced that he—and most of what passes for literary life on three continents—is a con.

Clarence Major has spoken of how his own sense of fragmentation led to his conception of the novel My Amputations, in which a man considers himself aggrieved, his identity and work stolen by another.

My Amputations: A Novel (Fiction collective ; Book 2) and over one million other books are available for Amazon : Clarence Major. This book is an easy read with a straight forward approach.

Discusses the causes and types of amputations, what is involved in the recovery and post-operative phases, then moving forward with life after limb loss and what that can look like.

The author maintains a /5(27). This book provides the practical knowledge needed to cope with the life changes caused by lower limb amputation. It demystifies the medical process and technical jargon by using plain, easily understandable language.

And it is the first book to combine medical, prosthetic, and psychosocial factors in one convenient volume, including/5(5). Amputations are listed under Section of this book, which states that amputees can qualify if they have either: Both hands amputated, One or both lower extremities amputated at or above the ankle, with stump complications that prevent the use of prosthetics (which are not expected to.

My Amputations is a postmodernist experimental novel that combines picaresque and bildungsroman techniques in a story about Mason Ellis and his search for an African American identity. Written in. My Amputations Clarence Major, Author F2c $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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My Amputations, Clarence Major's fifth novel, is an explosively rich book about a man pursued by his shadow. Its protagonist is either a desperate ex-con who has become convinced that he is an important American novelist or a desperate American novelist who has become convinced that he - and most of what passes for literary life on three continents - is a con.

Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Major, Clarence. My amputations. New York: Fiction Collective, © In this book, you will learn how to overcome mental and physical challenges as an amputee and how to get back on your feet and live a normal life.

I will take you through my journey from my life before the accident, the accident itself, and especially the time after the amputation when I, as a year-old, had to face a new reality and adopt.

Today I talk about my amputation story and a little bit about my track career. I mention the Paralympics and say they're in Rio but they are actually in Tokyo hahaha but still enjoy.

My Books; Browse Listopia > Amputation Book Lists. Stories about Individuals with Disabilities. books — voters Physically and Sensory Disabled Heroes of Historical Romance.

books — voters Fiction: Characters with Missing Limb/Amputation. books — 87 voters. The majority of amputations, approximately 82%, are due to peripheral vascular disease, with more than 50% of these due to complications of diabetes.

Among lower extremity amputations, over 90% are due to vascular diseases. 1 Other causes of amputation include trauma, tumors, and congenital malformation. Among upper extremity amputations, the.

Amputation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Drama. Theater. Translated from the Norwegian by Solrum Hoaas and Esther Greenl /5.Analysis and discussion of characters in Clarence Major's My Amputations.

Mason Ellis is the focal point of the novel. The reader never really knows if Mason is hallucinating or is dreaming what.My Amputations has as its subject a narrator, an "I" presumably the contemporary African-American author Clarence Major).

The book's object, or "ME," is its protagonist, a contemporary African-American madman named Mason Ellis.