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City on Fire
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City on Fire (Paperback)

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The New York Times bestseller

A Granta Best of Young American Novelists 2017



'Extraordinary...dazzling... a sprawling, generous, warm-hearted epic of 1970s New York' Observer



Midnight, New Year's Eve, 1976. Nine lives are about to be changed forever.



Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, heirs to one of New York's greatest fortunes; Keith and Mercer, the men who, for better or worse, love them; Charlie and Samantha, two suburban teenagers seduced by the punk scene; an obsessive magazine reporter and his idealistic neighbour - 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.



Then, on July 13th, 1977, the lights go out.



'Dazzling' Washington Post



'Heart-stopping' New York Times



'Addictive' Independent



'Extraordinary' Observer

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 02/05/2016 ISBN-13: 9780099597476  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Garth Risk Hallberg's first novel, City on Fire, was an international bestseller and was named one of the best books of the year by the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, the Washington Post, the Independent, and Vogue, among others. His illustrated novella, A Field Guide to the North American Family was nominated for a Believer Book Award and his short fiction and essays have been published in the Guardian, and the New York Times Book Review. He is a Granta Best Young American Novelist. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and children and is at work on a new novel.

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