City on Fire: A novel

City on Fire: A novel

Garth Risk Hallberg

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“A novel of head-snapping ambition and heart-stopping power—a novel that attests to its younger author’s boundless and unflagging talents.” Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
New York urban, 1976. Meet Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, estranged heirs to at least one of the city’s nice fortunes; Keith and Mercer, the lads who, for higher or worse, love them; Charlie and Samantha, suburban young children seduced by means of downtown’s punk scene; an obsessive journal reporter and his idealistic neighbor—and the detective attempting to determine what any of them need to do with a capturing in critical Park on New Year’s Eve.
The secret, because it reverberates via households, friendships, and the corridors of energy, will open up even the loneliest-seeming corners of the crowded urban. And whilst the blackout of July thirteen, 1977, plunges this international into darkness, every one of those lives could be replaced ceaselessly.
City on hearth is an unforgettable novel approximately love and betrayal and forgiveness, approximately artwork and fact and rock ’n’ roll: approximately what humans desire from one another so as to stay . . . and approximately what makes the residing worthy doing within the first position.

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