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Here they come

Author: Yannick Murphy
Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Splitting time between a ramshackle apartment and a lonely hot dog vendor, the observant thirteen-year-old who stands steadily at the center of Here They Come gives lyrical voice to an unforgettable instant--1970s New York, stifling, violent and full of life. Balanced between her enigmatic siblings, detached parents, and a quiet sense of the surreal, she recounts a year of startling moments with dark humor and
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murphy, Yannick.
Here they come.
San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)607730931
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yannick Murphy
ISBN: 1932416501 9781932416503 0802143199 9780802143198
OCLC Number: 64702711
Description: 250 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Yannick Murphy.

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"This is a hell of a book. You might not be able to finish Here They Come in one sitting, but it will haunt you till you do. What detail! What characters! I can imagine both Jane Austen and Raymond Read more...

 
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