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Netherland: A Novel
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008
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New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year In a New York City made phantasmagorical by the events of 9/11, and left alone after his English wife and son return to London, Hans van den Broek stumbles upon the vibrant New York subculture of cricket, where he revisits his lost childhood and, thanks to a friendship with a charismatic and charming Trinidadian named Chuck Ramkissoon, begins to reconnect with his life and his adopted country. As the two men share their vastly different experiences of contemporary immigrant life in America, an unforgettable portrait emerges of an "other" New York populated by immigrants and strivers of every race and nationality.

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Street Date:
05/20/2008
Language:
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ISBN:
9780307377593
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Joseph O'Neill. (2008). Netherland: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Joseph O'Neill. 2008. Netherland: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Joseph O'Neill, Netherland: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2008.

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Joseph O'Neill. Netherland: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2008. Web.

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From the Trade Paperback edition.
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From the Trade Paperback edition.
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