|Publication Date:||Jan 2013|
| Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $25.95|
| Book Description: |
A piercing epistolary novel, The Antagonist explores, with wit and compassion, how the impressions of others shape, pervert, and flummox both our perceptions of ourselves and our very nature. Gordon Rankin Jr., aka "Rank," thinks of himself as "King Midas in reverse"--and indeed misfortune seems to follow him at every turn. Against his will and his nature, he has long been considered--given his enormous size and strength--a goon and enforcer by his classmates, by...