Description - The Twenty-Seventh City by Jonathan Franzen
The critically acclaimed first novel from Jonathan Franzen, author of the prize winning and internationally bestselling, 'The Corrections'. St. Louis, Missouri, is a quietly dying river city until it hires a new police chief: a charismatic young woman from Bombay, India, named S. Jammu. No sooner has Jammu been installed, though, than the city's leading citizens become embroiled in an all-pervasive political conspiracy. A classic of contemporary fiction, 'The Twenty-Seventh City' shows us an ordinary metropolis turned inside out, and the American Dream unraveling into terror and dark comedy.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 31mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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Author Biography - Jonathan Franzen
Jonathan Franzen is the author of `Strong Motion', `The Corrections' and `How to be Alone'. His fiction and nonfiction appear frequently in the New Yorker and Harper's, and he was named one of the best American novelists under forty by Granta and the New Yorker. He lives in New York City.
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