Private Citizens

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.62 hours)
Product Number: Z100103796
Released: Feb 09, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781520000374
Narrator/s: Pete Cross
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From a brilliant new literary talent comes a sweeping comic portrait of privilege, ambition, and friendship in millennial San Francisco. With the social acuity of Adelle Waldman and the murderous wit of Martin Amis, Tony Tulathimutte's Private Citizens is a brainy, irreverent debut-This Side of Paradise for a new era. Capturing the anxious, self-aware mood of young college grads in the aughts, Private Citizens embraces the contradictions of our new century: call it a loving satire. A gleefully rude comedy of manners. Middlemarch for Millennials. The novel's four whip-smart narrators-idealistic Cory, Internet-lurking Will, awkward Henrik, and vicious Linda-are torn between fixing the world and cannibalizing it. In boisterous prose that ricochets between humor and pain, the four estranged friends stagger through the Bay Area's maze of tech startups, protestors, gentrifiers, karaoke bars, house parties, and cultish self-help seminars, washing up in each other's lives once again. A wise and searching depiction of a generation grappling with privilege and finding grace in failure, Private Citizens is as expansively intelligent as it is full of heart.

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Author(s): Tony Tulathimutte
Narrator(s): Pete Cross
Product Number DD23536
Released: Feb 09, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781520000350

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