Nobody Move

A Novel

Denis Johnson

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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From the National Book Award–winning, bestselling author of Tree of Smoke comes a provocative thriller set in the American West. Nobody Move, which first appeared in the pages of Playboy, is the story of an assortment of lowlifes in Bakersfield, California, and their cat-and-mouse game over $2.3 million. Touched by echoes of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett, Nobody Move is at once an homage to and a variation on literary form. It salutes one of our most enduring and popular genres—the American crime novel—but with a grisly humor and outrageousness that are Denis Johnson’s own. Sexy, suspenseful, and above all entertaining, Nobody Move shows one of our greatest novelists at his versatile best.

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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Denis Johnson's novel Nobody Move. From the National Book Award--winning, bestselling author of Tree of Smoke comes a provocative thriller set in the American West. Nobody Move, which first appeared in the pages of Playboy, is the story of an assortment of lowlifes in Bakersfield, California, and their cat-and-mouse game over $2.3 million.

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“The God I want to believe in has a voice and a sense of humor like Denis Johnson’s.”—Jonathan Franzen

“We can hearTwain in [ Johnson’s] bitter irony, Whitman in his erotic excess . . . An amazingly talented writer.”—Vince Passaro, Newsday

“Good morning and please listen to me: Denis Johnson is a true American artist.”—Jim Lewis, The New York Times Book Review


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Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson is the author of six novels, three collections of poetry, and one book of reportage. His novel Tree of Smoke was the 2007 winner of the National Book Award. He lives in northern Idaho.

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Nobody Move
A Novel
Denis Johnson

Hardcover

Hardcover
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
April 2009
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780374222901
ISBN10: 0374222908
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 208 pages
$23.00

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
April 2009
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427206909
ISBN10: 1427206902
Audio Run Time: 5:30
$12.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Picador
April 2010
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312429614
ISBN10: 0312429614
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 208 pages
$14.00

e-Book Agency

e-Book Agency
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
April 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429959711
ISBN10: 1429959711
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 208 pages
$9.99
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