The Knockout Artist Summary
Harry Crews

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The Knockout Artist Summary

In The Knockout Artist, Crews moves from the poor white Georgia-Florida setting of his earlier novels, to the urban culture of New Orleans. The struggle for survival and fulfillment on every level of existence remains Crews's dominant concern, however, and the affluent sophisticates of New Orleans are as partial, needy, and destructive as their redneck counterparts.

Their greater wealth and sophistication only makes them more powerful and therefore more dangerous — the...

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