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    DescriptionFrom the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of Go the "F*** to Sleep, " "a rollicking, frenetic and hilarious jaunt" (San Francisco Chronicle) Raised in the shadow of two graffiti legends from New York's "golden era" of subway bombing, Dondi Vance is less than thrilled to learn his father, Billy Rage, is back after sixteen years on the lam. But the transit cop who ruined Billy's life and shattered his crew is running for mayor--and must be brought down. Welcome to the Great American Graffiti Novel.

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    Rage Is Back
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Adam Mansbach
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 290
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    ISBN 13: 9780142180488
    ISBN 10: 0142180483

    BIC subject category V2: FJ
    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA, FL
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    DC21: 813.6
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET020
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/AFROAM
    BISAC V2.8: FIC016000
    Ingram Theme: LOCL/NYNEWY
    B&T Approval Code: P26100000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC048000, FIC002000, FIC019000, FIC028080
    Plume Books
    Imprint name
    Plume Books
    Publication date
    24 September 2013
    Author Information
    Adam Mansbach's work has appeared in the "New Yorker," the "New York Times Book Review," and "Esquire," and on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." He lives in Berkeley, California.
    Review quote
    Praise for "Go The F**k To Sleep" "Total genius." --Jonathan Lethem, author of "Motherless Brooklyn," father of two "A children's book for grown-ups! I really did laugh out loud--hilarious!" --David Byrne, musician, father of one Praise for "The End of the Jews" "A beautiful, funny, heartbreaking book that manages to take on art, love, identity, class anxiety, being Jewish, and wishing you were black. Very few writers could have attempted all this without farcical results. Adam Mansbach succeeds, brilliantly. The End of the Jews is an intense, painful, poignant book." "-The Boston Globe" "Smart and cynical." "-The New York Times" "Mansbach has made something new of the multigenerational Jewish epic; this is far more tough-minded reading than we are used to on the subject. I don't love Jews any less for it, and neither does Mansbach, but I do know us better for what we are. This is a heartfelt, truthful book." --Keith Gessen, author of "All the Sad Young Literary Men" Praise for "Angry Black White Boy" "The book's careening parable feels like a more multiculturally aware equivalent to the literary provocations of older cult author Chuck Palahniuk, with its wild plot hooks, credibly eccentric characters and trenchant apocalyptic comedy.... ingenious street-dance-slash-mime stylized movement [and] occasional recorded snippets mesh with the cast's rapping, human beatboxing, singing and keyboarding -- all cleverly driving the narrative forward rather than overpowering it." --"Variety" "Startling, subversive, and raucous, "Angry Black White Boy" is a novel about how we became who we are, and why that's not good enough." --Daniel Alarcon, author of "War by Candlelight" "With this brutal, hilarious, and tragic novel, Adam Mansbach proves once again he is one of the most ambitious, insightful, and daring writers of our generation." --Jeff