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The Fortress of Solitude free pdf The Fortress of Solitude is the story of Dylan Ebdus growing up white and motherless in downtown Brooklyn in the 1970s. It's a neighborhood where the entertainments include muggings along with games of stoopball. In that world, Dylan has one friend, a black teenager, also motherless, named Mingus Rude. As Lethem follows the knitting and unraveling of their friendship, he creates an overwhelmingly rich and emotionally gripping canvas of race and class, superheros, gentrification, funk, hip-hop, graffiti tagging, loyalty, and memory. The Fortress of Solitude" "is the first great urban coming of age novel to appear in years.

About Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem is the author of five novels, including Motherless Brooklyn, which won the National Book Critics Award. He is also the author of the story collection The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye and the novella This Shape We're In. His writings have appeared in "The New Yorker," "Rolling Stone," "Harper's," "The Paris Review," "McSweeney's," and many other periodicals. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Author : Jonathan Lethem
Publisher : Vintage
Data Published : 01 August 2004
ISBN : 0375724885
EAN : 9780375724886
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 528 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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