Sugar street : a novel

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New York : Grove Press, 2022.
9780802160003, 080216000X
Elmwood Park Public Library - Adult Fiction
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New York : Grove Press, 2022.
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206 pages ; 22 cm
9780802160003, 080216000X


"In Jonathan Dee's elegant and explosive new novel, Sugar Street, an unnamed male narrator has hit the road. Rid of any possible identifiers, his possessions amount to $168,548 in cash stashed in an envelope under his car seat. Vigilantly avoiding security cameras, he drives until he hits a city where his past is unlikely to track him down, and finds a room to rent from a less-than-stable landlady whose need for money outweighs her desire to ask questions. He seems to have escaped his former self. But can he? In a story that moves with swift dark humor and insight, Dee takes us through his narrator's attempt to disavow his former life of privilege and enter a blameless new existence. Having opted out of his material possessions and human connections, the pillars of his new self-simplicity, kindness, above all invisibility-grow shakier as he butts up against the daily lives of his neighbors in their politically divided working-class city. With the suspense of a thriller and the grace of our best literary fiction, Dee unspools the details of our unlikely hero's former life and his developing new one in a drumbeat roll up to a shocking final act. Dee has been compared by the Wall Street Journal to authors such as Jonathan Franzen and Jennifer Egan for his expansive, contemporary, social novels; Sugar Street is a leaner, more personal, but still uncannily timely look at the volatile America of today. A risky, engrossing, and surprisingly visceral story about a white man trying to escape his own troubling footprint and start his life over"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Dee, J. (2022). Sugar street: a novel (First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.). Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dee, Jonathan. 2022. Sugar Street: A Novel. New York: Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dee, Jonathan. Sugar Street: A Novel New York: Grove Press, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Dee, Jonathan. Sugar Street: A Novel First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition., Grove Press, 2022.

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