Telegraph Avenue: A Novel by Michael ChabonTelegraph Avenue: A Novel by Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue: A Novel

byMichael Chabon

Hardcover | September 11, 2012

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“An immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist.”
—Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay); to an imaginary Jewish homeland in Sitka, Alaska (The Yiddish Policemen’s Union); to discover The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. Now he takes us to Telegraph Avenue in a big-hearted and exhilarating novel that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, California families, one black and one white. In Telegraph Avenue, Chabon lovingly creates a world grounded in pop culture—Kung Fu, ’70s Blaxploitation films, vinyl LPs, jazz and soul music—and delivers a bravura epic of friendship, race, and secret histories.

Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author ofThe Mysteries of Pittsburgh,Wonder Boys,The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,Summerland(a novel for children),The Final Solution,The Yiddish Policemen's Union, andGentlemen of the Road, as well as the short story collectionsA Model WorldandWerewolves in Their Yo...
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Title:Telegraph Avenue: A NovelFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:480 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.45 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 1.45 inPublished:September 11, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061493341

ISBN - 13:9780061493348

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“As ever, Chabon is a performing magician. He can take any topic and stage it so the crowd smiles and even oohs its amazement….Chabon makes a grab for the entire world in a single bighearted book.”