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The New City: A Novel

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A thought-prooking thriller and a literate page-turner, Stephen Amidon's The New City takes aim at the suburban American dream and captures the real nightmare behind it.

It is 1973, the Vietnam War is winding down and the Senate Watergate hearings are heating up. But Newton, Maryland, is a model community, an enclave of harmony and prosperity. Through years of cunning legal maneuvering and smooth real-estate deals, the white lawyer Austin Swope has made the dream of this new city a reality. His best friend is Earl Wooten, the black master builder who raised Newton from its foundations. Their teenaged sons, Teddy and Joel, each the repository of his father's deepest hopes for the future, are inseparable buddies. But cracks begin to appear in this pristiine and meticulously planned community, and an innocent misunderstanding is about to set the two men who control its quiet streets on a fateful collision course.

About the Author

Stephen Amidon is the author of four previous works of fiction, including Subdivision (1992), Thirst (1993), and The Primitive (1995). An American who lived and worked in London for fifteen years as a journalist, editor, and reviewer, he now lives in Greenfield, Massachusetts, with his wife and children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385497633
Author:
Amidon, Stephen
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Author:
Stephen Amidon
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Maryland
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20010231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x .75 in 1.0313 lb

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