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Wolf in White Van

(2014)
A novel by

 
Welcome to Trace Italian, a game of strategy and survival! You may now make your first move. Isolated by a disfiguring injury since the age of 17, Sean Phillips crafts imaginary worlds for strangers to play in. From his small apartment in Southern California, he orchestrates fantastic adventures where possibilities, both dark and bright, open in the boundaries between the real and the imagined. As the creator of Trace Italian - a text-based, roleplaying game played through the mail - Sean guides players from around the world through his intricately imagined terrain, which they navigate and explore, turn by turn, seeking sanctuary in a ravaged, savage future America. Lance and Carrie are high school students from Florida, explorers of the Trace. But when they take their play into the real world, disaster strikes, and Sean is called to account for it. In the process, he is pulled back through time, tunneling toward the moment of his own self-inflicted departure from the world in which most people live.

Brilliantly constructed, Wolf in White Van unfolds in reverse until we arrive at both the beginning and the climax: the event that has shaped so much of Sean's life. Beautifully written and unexpectedly moving, John Darnielle's audacious and gripping debut novel is a marvel of storytelling brio and genuine literary delicacy.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van: A Novel
Author(s): John Darnielle
ISBN: 0-374-29208-6 / 978-0-374-29208-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van: A Novel
Author(s): John Darnielle
ISBN: 1-250-07471-1 / 978-1-250-07471-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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August 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van: A Novel
Author(s): John Darnielle
ISBN: 1-250-08122-X / 978-1-250-08122-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan USA
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van
Author(s): John Darnielle
ISBN: 1-78378-110-6 / 978-1-78378-110-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van
Author(s): John Darnielle
ISBN: 1-78378-108-4 / 978-1-78378-108-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2014 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Wolf In White Van
Author(s): John Darnielle
ISBN: 1-4434-3738-7 / 978-1-4434-3738-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Availability: Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van
Author(s): John Darnielle
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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October 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van: A Novel
Author(s): John Darnielle
ISBN: 1-4272-6296-9 / 978-1-4272-6296-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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October 2014 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van
Author(s): John Darnielle
ISBN: 1-4272-5936-4 / 978-1-4272-5936-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: MacMillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   

September 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van
Author(s): John Darnielle
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   

September 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van: A Novel
Author(s): John Darnielle
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

September 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Wolf In White Van
Author(s): John Darnielle
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Availability: Amazon CA   

September 2014 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van
Author(s): John Darnielle
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2014 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Wolf in White Van: A Novel
Author(s): John Darnielle
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Availability: Amazon   


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