The Bushwhacked Piano Summary
Thomas McGuane

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The Bushwhacked Piano Summary

T he Bushwhacked Piano provides a rambunctious and startling introduction to McGuane's universe of social concerns. Its hero, Nicholas Payne, rejects the easy life of corporate sellouts offered him by his parents, a "declining snivelization" where daughters are sold to avoid sticky lawsuits, and the view through the company skylight reveals that one would rather be outside than in. The alternative Payne pursues, as pointed out by several critics of this novel...

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