Books by Joseph Torra

GAS STATION by Joseph Torra
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Annoying at first, it becomes as intoxicating (and dizzying) as the smell of gasoline."
More of a prose poem than a conventional novel, Torra's debut is set in the '60s at the gas station operated by the adolescent narrator's father in a working-class Massachusetts town, offering a compendium of thick description and male anecdote. Read full book review >