Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Reviewed in the United States on November 23, 2013. She must have done a tremendous amount of research regarding culture and music. And good. . Search. — John Hammond, San Antonio Express-News, “Eat the Document is a good yarn. Something went wrong. See search results for this author. That being said, I was not disappointed in the choice. singularly powerful and provocative. I had no idea there was so much more of it available from clandestine sources than was ever released. Eat The Document is primarily the story of Mary Whittaker, alias Caroline, alias Louise Barrot, who turns into a fugitive after an act of protest against the violence of the Vietnam war ends badly. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. item 6 Eat the Document: A Novel , Spiotta, Dana - Eat the Document: A Novel , Spiotta, Dana. Joanne Collings writes from Washington, D.C. — Pages magazine, “Spiotta’s crisscrossing of times and narrators creates a remarkable tension….In all of this, Spiotta manages to create a very natural story: It is believable, uneasy, mildly violent, lovesick and beautifully written.” — Donna Seaman, Booklist, “A forthright and fascinating look at American counterculture.” LOCKDOWN will be “gradually lifted” in March once all over 70s have received the coronavirus vaccine, the government hopes. I was not disappointed to find another highly-charged and thought-provoking exploration of cultural change, in this case a deep look into the lives of left wing radicals on the run, creating new identities in suburban America - spanning the early 1970s … First of all, the writing is great, she has an interesting and unique style, the prose is crisp sometimes amusing, but never overblown. Please try your request again later. Eat the Document: A Novel by Dana Spiotta and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. — Stewart O’Nan, author of The Good Wife. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It was a National Book Award finalist and won the Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. I learned a great deal about how to disappear, Reviewed in the United States on June 15, 2016. [Dana Spiotta] Home. She becomes Louise, and it is years later when she is widowed, raising her fifteen year old son alone, that her identity is revealed --- in ways I won't give away here. Mary and Bobby are on the run after a Vietnam War protest has gone horribly wrong. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Reviewed in the United States on December 6, 2015. I learned a great deal about how to disappear, develop a new identity, survive the psychological stress as well as the practical challenges of this lifestyle. — Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times, “A terrific novel, which reads like a diary or a thriller. a glittering book that possesses the staccato ferocity of Joan Didion and the historical resonance and razzle-dazzle language of Don DeLillo. Its title refers to a 1972 documentary about Bob Dylan. The three main characters, as well as some of the supporting cast, are well-developed and complex. Dana Spiotta is the author of four novels: Innocents and Others (2016), Stone Arabia (2011), Eat the Document (2006), and Lightning Field (2001). Well written. An ambitious and powerful story about idealism, passion, and sacrifice, Eat the Document shifts between the underground movement of the 1970s and the echoes and consequences of that movement in the 1990s. Would buy from this seller again. 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