The Resource City on fire, Garth Risk Hallberg

City on fire, Garth Risk Hallberg

Label
City on fire
Title
City on fire
Statement of responsibility
Garth Risk Hallberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The all-too-human individuals who live within this extraordinary first novel are: Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, estranged heirs to one of the city's biggest fortunes; Keith and Mercer, the men who, for better or worse, love them; Charlie and Sam, two Long Island teenagers seduced by downtown's nascent punk scene; an obsessive magazine reporter; his spunky, West Coast-transplant neighbor; and the detective trying to figure out what they all have to do with a shooting in Central Park. From post-Vietnam youth culture to the fiscal crisis, from a lushly appointed townhouse on Sutton Place to a derelict squat on East 3rd Street, this city on fire is at once recognizable and completely unexpected. And when the infamous blackout of July 13th, 1977 plunges it into darkness, each of these entangled lives will be changed, irrevocably
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
City on fire, Garth Risk Hallberg
Label
City on fire, Garth Risk Hallberg
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
The all-too-human individuals who live within this extraordinary first novel are: Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, estranged heirs to one of the city's biggest fortunes; Keith and Mercer, the men who, for better or worse, love them; Charlie and Sam, two Long Island teenagers seduced by downtown's nascent punk scene; an obsessive magazine reporter; his spunky, West Coast-transplant neighbor; and the detective trying to figure out what they all have to do with a shooting in Central Park. From post-Vietnam youth culture to the fiscal crisis, from a lushly appointed townhouse on Sutton Place to a derelict squat on East 3rd Street, this city on fire is at once recognizable and completely unexpected. And when the infamous blackout of July 13th, 1977 plunges it into darkness, each of these entangled lives will be changed, irrevocably
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ocn896806743
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
903 pages
Isbn
9780385353779
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014041963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385353779
  • (OCoLC)896806743

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