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Contemporary American Fiction #0001: City of Glass

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Publisher Comments:

Nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Mystery of the Year, City of Glass inaugurates the intriguing New York Trilogy of novels that the Washington Post Book World has classified as "post-existentialist private eye...It's as if Kafka has gotten hooked on the gumshoe game and penned his own ever-spiraling version." As a result of a strange phone call in the middle of the night, Quinn, a writer of detective fiction and crime books, becomes enmeshed in a case more puzzling than any he might have written. New York Times-bestselling author Paul Auster combines dark humor with Hitchcock-like suspense to City of Glass.

Synopsis:

A mystery writer assumes a detective's identity and embarks on a bizzare case: he must protect a man from his criminally insane father, and as he follows the elusive criminal, he embarks on a mission that takes him to the depths of his own soul. Auster's In the Country of Last Things is being published this month by Viking.

About the Author

Paul Auster’s novels include Brooklyn Follies, Oracle Night, and In the Country of Last Things, as well as two memoirs, a collection of essays, a volume of poems, and the screenplays for several films. His work has been translated into over 30 languages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140097313
Author:
Auster, Paul
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
New york (state)
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
New York
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Fiction.
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
City and town life - New York (State) -
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Contemporary American Fiction
Series Volume:
0001
Publication Date:
19870431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.76x5.06x.56 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , A mystery writer assumes a detective's identity and embarks on a bizzare case: he must protect a man from his criminally insane father, and as he follows the elusive criminal, he embarks on a mission that takes him to the depths of his own soul. Auster's In the Country of Last Things is being published this month by Viking.

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