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The Astral : a novel

Author: Kate Christensen
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Astral is a huge, rose-colored apartment building in the rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood of Greenpoint. For decades, it has been the happy home (or so he thought) of the poet Harry Quick and his wife, Luz, who raised two children in their rambling top-floor apartment. However, the aging Astral's glory is beginning to fade- and as the building crumbles around him, a series of events forces Harry to face  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Christensen
ISBN: 0385530919 9780385530910 030747335X 9780307473356 0385530927 9780385530927
OCLC Number: 666230046
Description: 311 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kate Christensen.

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The Astral is a huge, rose-colored apartment building in the rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood of Greenpoint. For decades, it has been the happy home (or so he thought) of the poet Harry Quick and his wife, Luz, who raised two children in their rambling top-floor apartment. However, the aging Astral's glory is beginning to fade- and as the building crumbles around him, a series of events forces Harry to face the reality of his own fractured family.--From book jacket.

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