The Flamethrowers: A Novel ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Rachel Kushner

The Flamethrowers: A Novel

eBookMall Preferred Publisher
Scribner
Publication date: April 2013
ISBN: 9781439154175
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
$12.99
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
Rachel Kushner’s first novel, Telex from Cuba, was nominated for a National Book Award and reviewed on the cover of The New York Times Book Review. Her second novel, even more ambitious and brilliant, is the riveting story of a young artist and the worlds she encounters in New York and Rome in the mid-1970s—by turns underground, elite, and dangerous. The year is 1975 and Reno—so-called because of the place of her birth—has come to New York intent on turning her fascination with motorcycles and speed into art. Her arrival coincides with an explosion of activity in the art world—artists have colonized a deserted and industrial SoHo, are staging actions in the East Village, and are blurring the line between life and art. Reno meets a group of dreamers and raconteurs who submit her to a sentimental education of sorts. Ardent, vulnerable, and bold, she begins an affair with an artist named Sandro Valera, the semi-estranged scion of an Italian tire and motorcycle empire. When they visit Sandro’s family home in Italy, Reno falls in with members of the radical movement that overtook Italy in the seventies. Betrayal sends her reeling into a clandestine undertow. The Flamethrowers is an intensely engaging exploration of the mystique of the feminine, the fake, the terrorist. At its center is Kushner’s brilliantly realized protagonist, a young woman on the verge. Thrilling and fearless, this is a major American novel from a writer of spectacular talent and imagination.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
The Flamethrowers: A Novel ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
14338 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Enabled and unlimited.
Printing:
Enabled and unlimited.
Other books by Rachel Kushner
Underworld: Picador Classic ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Don DeLillo
Underworld
Don DeLillo & Rachel Kushner
Picador, September 2011
ISBN: 9780330524971
Format: ePub
List Price: $13.99 Our price: $11.99
The Strange Case of Rachel K ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Rachel Kushner
The Strange Case of Rachel K
Rachel Kushner
New Directions, March 2015
ISBN: 9780811224215
Format: ePub
List Price: $17.48 Our price: $15.99
Les lance-flammes: Traduit de l'anglais (Etas-Unis) par Françoise Smith ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Rachel Kushner
Les lance-flammes: Traduit de l'anglais (Etas-Unis) par Françoise Smith
Rachel Kushner
Stock, January 2015
ISBN: 9782234079144
Format: ePub
Our price: $22.99
Telex from Cuba ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Rachel Kushner
Telex from Cuba
Rachel Kushner
Vintage Digital, June 2014
ISBN: 9780099586999
Format: ePub
List Price: $14.38 Our price: $11.99
Recently Viewed Products