Stephen Florida

STEPHEN FLORIDA

Gabe Habash

Foxcatcher meets The Art of FieldingStephen Florida follows a wrestler in North Dakota during his senior season, when every practice, every match, is a step closer to greatness and a step further from sanity. Profane, manic, and tipping into the uncanny, it’s a story of loneliness, obsession, and the drive to leave a mark.

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Foxcatcher meets The Art of FieldingStephen Florida follows a wrestler in North Dakota during his senior season, when every practice, every match, is a step closer to greatness and a step further from sanity. Profane, manic, and tipping into the uncanny, it’s a story of loneliness, obsession, and the drive to leave a mark.

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  • Coffee House Press
  • Paperback
  • June 2018
  • 304 Pages
  • 9781566895163

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About Gabe Habash

Gabe Habash is the fiction reviews editor for Publishers Weekly. He holds an MFA from New York University and lives in New York.

Praise

“What a strange, strange, utterly intriguing novel… Writing like this takes guts.”—Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist

“Habash has created a fascinating protagonist in Stephen, a hard-driven athlete with a convincingly thoughtful mind…”—The New York Times Sunday Book Review

“A striking, original, and coarsely poetic portrayal of a young man’s athletic and emotional quest.”Publishers Weekly, boxed and starred review