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Pub Date: December 1, 2011
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An Associate Professor of English at Rider University, Mickey Hess is well-
Nostalgia is coming back around. A professional narrator named Gene is searching for his birth mother, armed with nothing but a Polaroid photograph of her at a 1976 book release party for Dr. Everett Barnes’ Nostalgia: Its Origins and Attributes. Dr. Barnes, meanwhile, is about to become famous for a book he wrote thirty years ago.
Nostalgia – once considered a potentially-
"The Nostalgia Echo is the best book you will read this year, or any year: the exact
antidote to all those tired, humorless, beige-
"The Nostalgia Echo is ridiculously witty in its observations of the absurdities of pop culture. But more importantly, Mickey Hess has created the most inventive narration technique I've ever witnessed."
“Let it be known that Mickey Hess knows how to tell a story that is, at once, witty, charming, humorous, and darkly incisive, and he knows how to tell that story damn well. In The Nostalgia Echo, Hess deftly offers an antidote to the modern condition and the impossible notion that we must always keep moving forward. As you laugh, reading Hess's stylish prose, you may well find you also have tears at the corners of your eyes because this book also has all kinds of heart.”
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