Wild Abandon: In Conversation with Emily Bitto

 Emily Bitto chats with Claire Halliday about her long-anticipated follow-up novel. 

emiyl bitto and book cover Wild Abandon
Left: Wild Abandon. Right: Emily Bitto

In the fall of 2011, a heartbroken young man flees Australia for the USA. Landing in the excessive, uncanny-familiar glamour and plenitude of New York City, Will makes a vow to say yes to everything that comes his way.

By fate or random chance, Will's journey takes him deep into the American heartland where he meets Wayne Gage, a fast-living, troubled Vietnam veteran, would-be spirit guide and collector of exotic animals. These two men in crisis form an unlikely friendship, but Will has no idea just how close to the edge Wayne truly is.

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