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DESCENT OF MAN [ISBN 0-316-10469-8]

© 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 by T. Coraghessan Boyle 

Dedication: "For T. Senior and Rosemary, and especially for you, K.K."

Epigraph: "I could never have achieved what I have done had I been stubbornly set on clinging to my origins....In fact, to give up being stubborn was the supreme commandment I laid upon myself; free ape as I was, I submitted myself to that yoke."
 --Franz Kafka, " A Report to the Academy"

--Johnny Weismuller, Tarzan Finds a Son"

Apple, Max.  Characters in Search of a Difference; 'Descent of Man' by T. Coraghessan Boyle.New York Times Book Review  1 April 1979: 14, 39.

Burnard, Louise.  "Camp Conflicts."  The Times Literary Supplement  4030 (20 June 1980): 718.

Crist, Steven.  Review of "Descent of Man."  The Christian Science Monitor  29 June 1979: 19.

Emblige, David.  Review of "Descent of Man."  Saturday Review  6:7 (31 March 1979): 53.

Kearns, Katherine.  Review of "Descent of Man."  Carolina Quarterly  XXXI:3 (Fall 1979): 103-05.

Luebke, Steve.  Descent of Man: Discussion Questions for Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle. University of Wisconsin-River Falls 12 January 2000. 

Stille, Alexander.  Review of "Descent of Man."  The Nation  228:13 (7 April 1979): 377.

Wilson, Jr.,  Robley.  Review of "Descent of Man."  fiction international  12, 1980: 273-74.

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