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Motherless Brooklyn

Author: Jonathan Lethem
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A black comedy in New York's criminal underworld. The twitching hero--he suffers from Tourette's syndrome--is one of four misfits who were rescued from an orphanage by a man who gave them jobs in his detective agency. Now the man has been killed and the boys intend to get the killer.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lethem, Jonathan.
Motherless Brooklyn.
New York : Doubleday, ©1999
(OCoLC)606996883
Online version:
Lethem, Jonathan.
Motherless Brooklyn.
New York : Doubleday, ©1999
(OCoLC)607394389
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Lethem
ISBN: 0385491832 9780385491839 0385491646 9780385491648
OCLC Number: 40723751
Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award Winner, 1999
Description: 311 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Lethem.
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A black comedy in New York's criminal underworld. The twitching hero--he suffers from Tourette's syndrome--is one of four misfits who were rescued from an orphanage by a man who gave them jobs in his detective agency. Now the man has been killed and the boys intend to get the killer.

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by Brgay (WorldCat user published 2005-10-19) Excellent Permalink
Since I've read this, I've used it as a book to recommend to anyone who is looking for a title to read. "Have you read Motherless Brooklyn?" If not, I can safely recommend it and know it has as good a chance as anything out there to satisfy people. What do you recommend next becomes the problem!
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