The New City: A Novel

The New City: A Novel

de Stephen Amidon (Autor)
Extracto

A thought-prooking thriller and a literate page-turner, Stephen Amidon's The New City takes aim at the suburban American dream and captures the real nightmare behind it.
It is 1973, the Vietnam War is winding down and the Senate Watergate hearings are heating up. But Newton, Maryland, is a model community, an enclave of harmony and prosperity. Through years of cunning legal maneuvering and smooth real-estate deals, the white lawyer Austin Swope has made the dream of this new city a reality. His best friend is Earl Wooten, the black master builder who raised Newton from its foundations. Their teenaged sons, Teddy and Joel, each the repository of his father's deepest hopes for the future, are inseparable buddies. But cracks begin to appear in this pristiine and meticulously planned community, and an innocent misunderstanding is about to set the two men who control its quiet streets on a fateful collision course.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Protección
DRM Protected
Format
EPUB
Fecha de publicación
17 de febrero de 2010
Editor
Número de páginas
464
ISBN
9780307480798
ISBN papel
9780385497633
Tamaño del archivo
3 MB