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War cries over Avenue C by Jerome Charyn

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Nurses -- Fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York : D.I. Fine, 1985.

Statementby Jerome Charyn.
SeriesContemporary American fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.H33 W3 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination359 p. ;
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2548952M
ISBN 100140087966
LC Control Number85031019
OCLC/WorldCa13005589

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His purpose, in "War Cries Over Avenue C," is to construct blurred images for blurred times. The characters in this surreal novel of intrigue drift back and forth between the interrogation centers, the hospitals, the back-alley black markets of the Vietnam War and the present-day derelict and drug-infested chunk of Manhattan where the avenues. War Cries over Avenue C by J?rome Charyn A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Charyn, Jerome. War cries over Avenue C. New York: D.I. Fine, (OCoLC) New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., () dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the "Alphabet Blocks" - Avenues A, B. C and D - back in the days when those were "Indian country" - the land of murder and cocaine. INSCRIBED on the half title page to the late Oklahoma book .

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York: D.I. Fine, Description: pages ; 20 cm.   War Cries Over Avenue C opens as a war novel, a chronicle of two lovers who separate and find each other again on the front lines of the Vietnam War, but from this fairly traditional point it explodes out in a lyric howl, a novel of war and espionage and love and drugs that reads like a chronicle from the dream side of the twentieth century. Here, from early in the novel is Uncle Albert, a Henry .   8 Legendary Battle Cries. Shouts of “Deus hoc vult!” went on to echo over dozens of battlefields during the First Crusade, which culminated in a blood-soaked siege at Jerusalem. War Cries Over Avenue C: by Jerome Charyn (Donald I. Fine: $; pp.) Jerome Charyn takes two of the champion wastelands of our time--Vietnam and the grimmer reaches of New York’s.

Jerome Charyn's novel War Cries Over Avenue C takes place in Alphabet City. In his book Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain says "Hardly a decision was made without drugs. Cannabis, methaqualone, cocaine, LSD, psilocybin mushrooms soaked in honey and used to sweeten tea, secobarbital, tuinal, amphetamine, codeine and, increasingly, heroin, which we'd send a Spanish Borough: Manhattan.   War Cry by Wilbur Smith is a Courtney Family story set in the World War II era. The characters will make you cry and make you angry and make you sad but they will never make you bored! This is a page-turner that will keep you reading well past your bedtime! Don't miss this one!/5. Charyn's 20th book (War Cries over Avenue C, etc.) is sparer and easier to read than some of his works, but has all of their best elements: offbeat, interesting characters, seedy . Charyn returns from his recent tour of non-series fiction (War Cries Over Avenue C, Paradise Man) and nonfiction (Metropolis, Movieland) to another chronicle of irrepressible New York Police Commissioner (""the Commish"") Isaac Sidel, dragged into a gang war by his old, old flame Margaret Tolstoy. Returning prematurely from a cross-country tour as the Justice Department's first Alexander.