THE WISDOM OF PERVERSITY.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2015). First edition - A novel that tells the stories of three childhood friends - Brian, Jeff and Julie, Jeff's cousin - who come together as adults to acknowledge how their lives were altered by the actions of a sexual predator, one who now, many years later, has been exposed by more recent victims yet is on the verge of escaping punishment - thanks to his wealth and influence. Joyce Carol Oates called this "A painful and candid new novel about the consequences, seemingly irremediable, of childhood sexual molestation. . . From the perspective of three child victims, [it] bravely dramatizes and confronts these issues in the plainest language possible. . . Yglesias has known the real thing, and has chosen not to refashion it into anything other than itself.Ó 356 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in red wrappers with white lettering (some toning to fore-edge of textblock).