Ham on Rye
Ham on Rye
A Novel

In what is widely hailed as the best of his many novels, Charles Bukowski details the long, lonely years of his own hardscrabble youth in the raw voice of alter ego Henry Chinaski. From a harrowingly cheerless childhood in Germany through acne-riddled high school years and his adolescent discoveries of alcohol, women, and the Los Angeles Public Library's collection of D. H. Lawrence, Ham on Rye offers a crude, brutal, and savagely funny portrait of an outcast's coming-of-age during the desperate days of the Great Depression.

Title Ham on Rye
Subtitle A Novel
Publisher Ecco
Title First Published 01 March 2007
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 288 p.
ISBN-10 006117758X
ISBN-13 9780061177583
Publication Date 01 March 2007
Main content page count 288
Weight 8 oz.

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