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Gun With Occasional Music

Lethem, Jonathan

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ISBN 10: 0151364583 / ISBN 13: 9780151364589
Editorial: Harcourt Brace, NY, 1994
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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The book condition is Fine. The dust jacket is Fine. Signed by the author with no inscription 0.0. N° de ref. de la librería t4775

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Título: Gun With Occasional Music

Editorial: Harcourt Brace, NY

Año de publicación: 1994

Encuadernación: Hard cover.

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: 1st edition, 1st printing.

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Sinopsis:

While shadowing the wife of an affluent urologist, a hapless private eye falls in love with her. When the doctor turns up dead, the P.I. finds himself caught in a crossfire between the boys from the Inquisitor's Office and gangsters who operate out of the back room of the Fickle Muse.

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From the celebrated author of Motherless Brooklyn,
a wry, satiric parable of a hardboiled man out of time

Gumshoe Conrad Metcalf has problems-not the least of which are the
rabbit in his waiting room and the trigger-happy kangaroo on his tail.
Near-future Oakland is an ominous place where evolved animals function
as members of society, the police monitor citizens by their karma levels, and
mind-numbing drugs such as Forgettol and Acceptol are all the rage. In this
brave new world, Metcalf has been shadowing the wife of an affluent doctor,
perhaps falling a little in love with her at the same time. But when the
doctor turns up dead, our amiable investigator finds himself caught in the
crossfire in a futuristic world that is both funny-and not so funny.
"Marvelous . . . Stylish, intelligent, darkly humorous, and highly
readable entertainment."-SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER

"Lethem has talent to burn."-THE VILLAGE VOICE LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
AUTHOR OF THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE
Jonathan Lethem is the author of six novels, including
National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Motherless Brooklyn
and The Fortress of Solitude. He lives in New York City.

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