The Locals: A Novel

The Locals: A Novel

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13.99 The Locals: A Novel

“Summons up a small American town at precisely the right moment in our history . . . a bold, vital, and view-expanding novel.”—George Saunders

A rural working-class New England town elects as its mayor a New York hedge fund millionaire in this inspired novel for our times—fiction in the tradition of Jonathan Franzen and Jennifer Egan.


Mark Firth is a contractor and home restorer in Howland, Massachusetts, who feels opportunity… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

“The Locals” is a quietly engrossing narrative that dishes out its food for thought in sly, quotable lines.

From the murky perspective of here and now – summer 2017 – it seems clear that the so-called greatest nation needs to keep a close eye on itself in the mirror while considering its legacies, values and truths. Dee does precisely that. He deserves to be read.

The Locals is first intriguing, then exasperating, and finally rather admirable in its open-ended narrative.

Book Details  

Publisher: Random House (August 08, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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