Dissident Gardens: A Novel

Dissident Gardens: A Novel

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A dazzling novel from one of our finest writers—an epic yet intimate family saga about three generations of all-American radicals

At the center of Jonathan Lethem’s superb new novel stand two extraordinary women: Rose Zimmer, the aptly nicknamed Red Queen of Sunnyside, Queens, is an unreconstructed Communist who savages neighbors, family, and political comrades with the ferocity of her personality and the absolutism of her beliefs. Her precocious and willful daughter,… (more)

Editorial reviews (8 reviews)


Lethem is to be applauded for the spirit behind this novel. It feels like an urgent and necessary message at a time when Wall Street is once again poised with its heel on the face of the 99%

"Dissident Gardens" is one of those rare books that succeeds equally on an emotional and intellectual level.

Lethem didn’t completely abandon his pulp roots in Fortress of Solitude (a ring with superpowers makes an appearance), but he does in Dissident Gardens.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (September 10, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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