- ISBN: 9780679645528 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SLATE · From the author of the critically beloved Pym ("Imagine Kurt Vonnegut having a beer with Ralph Ellison and Jules Verne."--Vanity Fair) comes a ruthlessly comic and moving tale of a man discovering a lost daughter, confronting an elusive ghost, and stumbling onto the possibility of utopia. "In the ghetto there is a mansion, and it is my father's house." Warren Duffy has returned to America for all the worst reasons: His marriage to a beautiful Welsh woman has come apart; his comics shop in Cardiff has failed; and his Irish American father has died, bequeathing to Warren his last possession, a roofless, half-renovated mansion in the heart of black Philadelphia. On his first night in his new home, Warren spies two figures outside in the grass. When he screws up the nerve to confront them, they disappear. The next day he...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 964 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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