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Stephen Florida by Gabe Habash

July 16, 2017

Meet Stephen Florida: college student, amateur wrestler, visionary, outsider.

Entering senior year, his sights are set on the championships. Every practice, every match, is a step closer to greatness, yet also a step further from reality. Profane, manic and tipping into the uncanny, this is Florida’s chronicle of loneliness, obsession, and the drive to leave a mark.

With echoes of The Art of Fielding and the film Foxcatcher, Gabe Habash’s daring, revelatory debut journeys into the mind of a young man teetering between control and rage, grief and elation, genius and insanity.


Published 5th October 2017 | Hardback | 9780008265090 | RRP £14.99

If you’re a bookseller in the UK or Ireland and you’d like an advance reading copy of Stephen Florida, please send your request, along with your name and bookshop address, to Ammara at independentthinking@harpercollins.co.uk.

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