A New Life by Bernard Malamud
Sy Levin, a high school teacher beset by alcohol and bad decisions, leaves New York for the Pacific Northwest to start over, imagining that an extraordinary new life awaits him there. Soon after arriving, he realizes that he had fallen for the myth of the West as a place of personal reinvention.
The 1474th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 58th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)