Slaves of New York

Slaves of New York

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A coterie of artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers are all aspiring towards fame and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers. Offbeat, funny and bitingly satirical, "Slaves of New York" sheds an incomparable light on the city's denizens and social mores.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 110 x 176 x 24mm | 18.14g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • UK open market ed
  • 074757460X
  • 9780747574606
  • 387,148

About Tama Janowitz

Tama Janowitz writes for numerous periodicals including the New Yorker and Elle. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her brutish, handsome husband, malevolent, adorable child, and two six-pound, partially hairless dogs, one of whom is crazy.
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Review quote

'Janowitz is a fearless writer. Her details are quirky, her language is lean and her sentences sprint along with deceptive ease' New York Times 'The shrewd observation, the skewed invention ... are the gifts of a singular talent' Jay McInerney 'Brilliantly funny' Independent 'Laugh-out loud funny ... wonderful' Washington Post
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Rating details

2,744 ratings
3.48 out of 5 stars
5 19% (510)
4 30% (828)
3 36% (980)
2 12% (329)
1 4% (97)
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