City on Fire A Novel

By: Hallberg, Garth Risk

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903pp, [1-19]. 8vo. Black cloth over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by author. There is a First Edition statement on the copyright page. Book is unread, unclipped, unmarked, clean, straight, and tight. This is #56 in the Powell's Books Indiespensable series and is accompanied by a 27-page interview booklet. Book is housed in a custom red and black slipcase and is still in the original shrink wrap. Gift quality.

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National Best Seller - Named a Best Book of the Year by: New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Vogue, The Atlantic, Newsday

"A novel of head-snapping ambition and heart-stopping power--a novel that attests to its young author's boundless and unflagging talents." --Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

New York City, 1976. Meet Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, estranged heirs to one of the city's great fortunes; Keith and Mercer, the men who, for better or worse, love them; Charlie and Samantha, two suburban teenagers seduced by downtown's punk scene; an obsessive magazine reporter and his idealistic neighbor--and the detective trying to figure out what any of them have to do with a shooting in Central Park on New Year's Eve.

The mystery, as it reverberates through families, friendships, and the corridors of power, will open up even the loneliest-seeming corners of the crowded city. And when the blackout of July 13, 1977, plunges this world into darkness, each of these lives will be changed forever.

City on Fire is an unforgettable novel about love and betrayal and forgiveness, about art and truth and rock 'n' roll: about what people need from each other in order to live . . . and about what makes the living worth doing in the first place.

Title: City on Fire A Novel

Author Name: Hallberg, Garth Risk

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2015

ISBN Number: 0385353774

ISBN Number 13: 9780385353779

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As new

Jacket Condition: as new Jacket

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002478