The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay: a novel
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New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, c2012.
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3 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
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Description
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE &; NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER &; The epic, beloved novel of two boy geniuses dreaming up superheroes in New York&;s Golden Age of comics, now with special bonus material by the author&;soon to be a Showtime limited series &;It's absolutely gosh-wow, super-colossal&;smart, funny, and a continual pleasure to read.&;&;The Washington Post Book World Named one of the 10 Best Books of the Decade by Entertainment Weekly &; Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles Times Book PrizeA &;towering, swash-buckling thrill of a book&; (Newsweek), hailed as Chabon&;s &;magnum opus&; (The New York Review of Books), The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a triumph of originality, imagination, and storytelling, an exuberant, irresistible novel that begins in New York City in 1939. A young escape artist and budding magician named Joe Kavalier arrives on the doorstep of his cousin, Sammy Clay. While the long shadow of Hitler falls across Europe, America is happily in thrall to the Golden Age of comic books, and in a distant corner of Brooklyn, Sammy is looking for a way to cash in on the craze. He finds the ideal partner in the aloof, artistically gifted Joe, and together they embark on an adventure that takes them deep into the heart of Manhattan, and the heart of old-fashioned American ambition. From the shared fears, dreams, and desires of two teenage boys, they spin comic book tales of the heroic, fascist-fighting Escapist and the beautiful, mysterious Luna Moth, otherworldly mistress of the night. Climbing from the streets of Brooklyn to the top of the Empire State Building, Joe and Sammy carve out lives, and careers, as vivid as cyan and magenta ink. Spanning continents and eras, this superb book by one of America&;s finest writers remains one of the defining novels of our modern American age. Winner of the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award and the New York Society Library Book Award
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Book
Edition:
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Physical Desc:
684 pages ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780812983586 , 0812983580
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.8, 38 Points

Notes

General Note
Originally published in slightly different form: New York : Random House, 2000.
General Note
Includes a section titled Odds & ends (p. [643]-678) with an introductory essay, excerpts of "Breakfast in the wreck", "The return of the Amazing Cavalieri", "The crossover", and "Fifty dollars takes it home" by the author, and questions and topics for discussion.
Description
The beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a masterwork by Chabon. It is the American epic of two boy geniuses named Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay and their quest to become American icons in the comic book world. Now with special bonus material by Chabon.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Chabon, M. (2012). The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay: a novel. Random House trade pbk. ed. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Chabon, Michael. 2012. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: A Novel. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Chabon, Michael, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: A Novel. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Chabon, Michael. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: A Novel. Random House trade pbk. ed. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2012. Print.

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