The Five Books of (Robert) Moses

The Five Books of (Robert) Moses

Book - 2020
Rate this:
"A terrorist attack has rendered New York uninhabitable; by 1980, it has been reestablished in Nevada and is known more familiarly as Rescue City. The Piggers control the Bronx and Queens, the Crappers Manhattan and Brooklyn. Each book has a different New York borough in its title. At the center of the epic is Ulysses "Uli" Sarkisian, an amnesiac FBI agent who lands in Queens on Election Day in 1980 with a mission he vaguely remembers. On a bus, Uli meets Mallory, who travels with a baby kangaroo. She eventually becomes mayor, and their lives cross frequently over the five books. In the second book, Nersesian jumps back in time for the story of Paul Moses, elder brother of esteemed Robert, and his family. Paul's lesbian daughter, Bea, enters politics while Uli's sister, Karen, joins SDS in 1965. Many celebrities of the 1960s and '70s appear as minor characters, including Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis, and other members of Andy Warhol's Factory, and much of the novel's resonance (and fun) comes from how each has been reimagined."--Publisher's Weekly.
Publisher: Brooklyn, New York :, Akashic Books,, [2020]
Description: 1506 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781617754999
1617754994
Branch Call Number: Ners

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at BPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top