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Very recent history : an entirely factual account of a year (c. AD 2009) in a large city

Author: Choire Sicha
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"What will the future make of us? In one of the greatest cities in the world, the richest man in town is the Mayor. Billionaires shed apartments like last season's fashion trends, even as the country's economy turns inside out and workers are expelled from the City's glass towers. The young and careless go on as they always have, getting laid and getting laid off, falling in and falling out of love, and trying to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Choire Sicha
ISBN: 9780061914300 0061914304 9780061914317 0061914312
OCLC Number: 795758020
Description: 240 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Choire Sicha.
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A voice from the future is piecing together a record of life in a massive city on the eastern coast of this country, and follows John, a sexually profligate reporter with a weekly newspaper, and his  Read more...

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"The only book our ancestors will need...VERY RECENT HISTORY would start a revolution if we knew better." -- Rosecrans Baldwin, author of Paris, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down "Sicha's prose, Read more...

 
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