The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
In 1939 New York City, Joe Kavalier, a refugee from Hitler's Prague, joins forces with his Brooklyn-born cousin, Sammy Clay, to create comic-book superheroes inspired by their own fantasies, fears, and dreams.
In 1939 New York City, Joe Kavalier, a refugee from Hitler's Prague, joins forces with his Brooklyn-born cousin, Sammy Clay, to create comic-book superheroes inspired by their own fantasies, fears, and dreams. By the author of Wonder Boys and The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. Reprint.
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Author: Michael Chabon
Areas Featured: Midtown, Flatiron
While the climactic moment atop the Empire State Building offers the most iconic image from Michael Chabon's masterpiece, its the early moments in the lives of the young artists that will resonate with anyone who's ever moved somewhere ... Read More »
Joe Kavalier escapes from Prague in 1939 and creates comic superheros with his Brooklyn born cousin, Sammy Clay. Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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