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The Fortress of Solitude: A Novel

The Fortress of Solitude: A Novel - Jonathan Lethem "Particularly brilliant is the novel’s first half detailing the main character’s childhood growing up in Gowanus/ Boerum Hill on the cusp of its gentrification. Lethem has a gift for capturing character’s personalities and nuances, be it the delicate dance of getting “yolked” or the hollers of “Yo” throughout the neighborhood, or the eloquent ramblings of wayward boy genius, Arthur Lomb"See full review at:http://sometimesjenniferreads.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/january-new-york-city/