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David Matlin was born in Upland, California. He has worked as a migrant laborer, truck driver, construction worker, and spent time in foundries, steel mills, and fields. In 1971, he entered the famed graduate program in English literature at SUNY Buffalo, where he studied poetry, history, and art under the tutelage of Robert Creeley, and wrote his doctoral dissertation on William Blake’s prophetic book, Jerusalem.
In 1973, Matlin moved to New York, where he became immersed in the arts and the fascinations of that great city. In 1981, he moved with his family to the Hudson River Valley and the Catskill Mountains, where he lived for sixteen years teaching in prisons, being a house husband, building homes and studios, chopping wood, and walking the forests and wild landscapes surrounding his home.
In 1997, he moved again with his family, back across the continent to California, where he lives, writes, explores the deserts of the West, and teaches at San Diego State University.

A HalfMan Dreaming conjures into existence an apocalyptic storyline that takes its narrator, Lupe, from a childhood encounter with the Enola Gay on the edge of the Californian desert, to the war in Vietnam, to prison in Detroit. Filled with confusion, anger, and shame at the things that he has seen and done, Lupe struggles to find his way out of the maze of violence and racism that is Postwar America.
With lyrical intensity and pyrotechnic prose, A HalfMan Dreaming weaves together history, archaeology, and mythology in a Melville-ian quest to discover the Leviathan heart of America’s love affair with death and destruction.

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ISBN 9781597090704
Genre FICTION / Historical
Format Paperback
Pages 292
Publisher Date 2012-03-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Red Hen Pr
Copyright Year 2012
Height 9.5 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 0.95 lb
Language English
Audience General/trade
Authors Matlin, David
Country of Origin United States

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