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With his vivid, stylized prose, cyberpunk intensity, and seemingly limitless imagination, Jack Womack has been compared to both William Gibson and Kurt Vonnegut. Random Acts of Senseless Violence, Womack's fifth novel, is a thrilling, hysterical, and eerily disturbing piece of work.

Lola Hart is an ordinary twelve-year-old girl. She comes from a comfortable family, attends an exclusive private school, loves her friends Lori and Katherine, teases her sister Boob. But in the increasingly troubled city where she lives (a near-future Manhattan) she is a dying breed. Riots, fire, TB outbreaks, roaming gangs, and civil unrest threaten her way of life, as well as the very fabric of New York City. In her diary, Lola chronicles the changes she and her family make as they attempt to adjust to a city, and a country, that is spinning out of control.

Her mother is a teacher, but no one is hiring. Her father is a writer, but no one is buying his scripts. Hounded by creditors and forced to vacate their apartment and move to Harlem, her family, and her life, begins to dissolve. Increasingly estranged from her privileged school friends, Lola soon makes new ones: Iz, Jude, and Weezie—wise veterans of the street.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802134240
Author:
Womack, Jack
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
New york (state)
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
New York
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Fiction.
Subject:
Black humor
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Black humor (Literature)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Jack Womack
Series Volume:
number 4
Publication Date:
19950931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 10 oz

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