The Program

Hal Niedzviecki

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The Program

The Program The Program is a unique work of stark humour and pathos that seduces its readers into the world of advertising guru Maury Stern Through chain restaurants forest reserves Zionist summer camps abando

  • Title: The Program
  • Author: Hal Niedzviecki
  • ISBN: 9780679313069
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Program is a unique work of stark humour and pathos that seduces its readers into the world of advertising guru Maury Stern Through chain restaurants, forest reserves, Zionist summer camps, abandoned amusement parks and eastern European shtetls, the novel chases a mystery what happened to Maury s son, Danny, the night he was left alone with his uncle Funny, fallibleThe Program is a unique work of stark humour and pathos that seduces its readers into the world of advertising guru Maury Stern Through chain restaurants, forest reserves, Zionist summer camps, abandoned amusement parks and eastern European shtetls, the novel chases a mystery what happened to Maury s son, Danny, the night he was left alone with his uncle Funny, fallible and lost, Maury blows up his life attempting to find the answer His monster brother, the bogeyman of Danny s childhood, has gone missing is Maury still his brother s keeper His mum, Bubby Stern, is plugging her brain with the contents of American soap operas to avoid the secret she has carried since her girlhood why can t Maury be a good son and make her happy When a simple camping trip with Danny turns into another horror show, Maury takes one look at the reproach in his wife s eyes and runs away.Staggering under the weight of everyone s desire for him to please be normal again, the wounded Danny can t tackle the mystery of himself directly Instead he disappears into the computer lab where he writes The Program as a way to an alternative reality where the conflicting agendas of past, present and future may be resolved.From the Hardcover edition.

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    1. Ursula Pflug on said:

      This review appeared in The Peterborough Examiner in April, 2005.The Program by Hal Niedzviecki Random House Canada, February 2005 HC336 pages $29.95 ISBN: 0-679-31305-2 Review by Ursula Pflug600 wordsIn Hal Niedzviecki’s new novel The Program, advertising guru Maury Stern worries about his son Danny. Danny’s never been quite the same since Maury’s younger brother Cal babysat. Cal doesn’t have much of a life. His brother finds him jobs, he lives in basements; he resents Maury and his fam [...]

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