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The fortress of solitude : a novel

Author: Jonathan Lethem
Publisher: London : Faber, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the funked-up, messed up Brooklyn of the 1970s to the present day, this novel spans 30 years in the life of two best friends, Dylan and Mingus, their families and an entire neighbourhood. From their stories come the history of soul music, graffiti art, comic books and experimental film.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Lethem
ISBN: 0571219330 9780571219339
OCLC Number: 59288608
Description: 511 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Lethem.

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The story of two boys from Brooklyn, a white boy called Dylan Ebdus and a black boy, Mingus Rude. We follow their lives from childhood, and breathe in the atmosphere of the Boerum Hill area of Read more...

 
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