Searching for Steely Dan by Rick Goeld
Approx. 71,260 words.
Published on December 29, 2010.
Eddie Zittner's life is going nowhere. He’s obsessed with the rock group Steely Dan. He's an aspiring writer who has stopped writing. He’s bouncing from one dead-end job to another. His marriage is on the rocks. In this coming-of-age story, Zittner roams the streets of Manhattan, looking for answers, looking for inspiration, looking for ... The Dan.