Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Novel. Critical Commentaries. PART 1: They're Out There. PART 1: When the Fog Clears. PART 1: The New Man. PART 1: In the Glass Station. PART 1: Before Noontime. PART 1: One Christmas. PART 1: First Time for a Long, Long Time. PART 1: Come Morning. PART 1: All Through Breakfast. PART 1: There's a Monopoly Game. PART 1: There's Long Spells. PART 1: A Visiting Doctor. PART 1: It's Getting Hard. PART 1: There's a Shipment of Frozen Parts. PART 1: I Know How They Work It. PART 2: Just at the Edge of My Vision. PART 2: The Way the Big Nurse Acted. PART 2: In the Group Meetings. PART 2: Up Ahead of Me. PART 2: Whatever It Was. PART 2: They Take Me with the Acutes Sometimes. PART 2: I Remember It Was Friday Again. PART 2: Crossing the Grounds. PART 3: After That. PART 3: Two Whores. PART 4: The Big Nurse. PART 4: Up on Disturbed. PART 4: There Had Been Times. PART 4: I've Given What Happened Next. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.
About the Author Bruce Walker is adjunct professor of literature and technical writing at the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit. MI. He earned a B.A. in English from Michigan State University in 1985. He is a contributing editor to Gale Group's Literary Criticism Series, from 1985 2000. He was also an editor and a publisher of Detroit Athletic Club magazine, DAC News, from 1992 96. Bruce currently edits Ford Motor Company's Customer Relationship Management Web sites for J. Walter Thompson Advertising in Detroit, MI.