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The Man Who Wouldn\'t Stand Up

The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up

(2012)
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"A darkly comic satire, full of insight into American culture."
Stephen Fry


Arnold Brinkman is a shy and retiring botanist; he loves his plants more than his country. But when his refusal to stand for the national anthem at a baseball game causes a major media incident, he is thrown into a world of pushy patriots, preachers and press. And it's not going to get any easier when he refuses to apologise... A hilarious bullet into the heart of modern America, The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up mixes the literary sensibilities of Jonathan Franzen with the raucous satire of DBC Pierre. It's the debut novel of one of the most acclaimed and controversial authors to emerge from the USA in years; Jacob M. Appel adds the 10,000 Dundee International Book Prize to a list of prizes that includes the Faulkner-Wisdom Prize for Short Stories and The Boston Review Prize.

 
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Paperback Editions

October 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up
Author(s): Jacob M Appel
ISBN: 1-908885-11-4 / 978-1-908885-11-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Cargo Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up
Author(s): Jacob M Appel
Publisher: Cargo Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

October 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up
Author(s): Jacob M Appel
Publisher: Freight Books
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