Triburbia: A Novel by Karl Taro Greenfeld

Triburbia: A Novel

byKarl Taro Greenfeld

Paperback | July 16, 2013

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Karl Taro Greenfeld, author of the acclaimed memoir Boy Alone, delivers a stylish first novel about a group of families in a fashionable Manhattan neighborhood wrestling with the dark realities of their lives.

A book reminiscent of Tom Rachman’s The Imperfectionists and Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad, Greenfeld’s Triburbia is a bold literary tour de force in which the author renders New York City’s vibrant and affluent Tribeca neighborhood as a living breathing, character, much like Armistead Maupin did with San Francisco in his acclaimed Tales of the City. Winner of the PEN/O Henry Prize, Greenfeld dazzles as a debut novelist, marking the beginning of a brilliant career in long-form literary fiction.

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Karl Taro Greenfeld is the author of seven previous books, including the novelTriburbiaand the acclaimed memoirBoy Alone. His award-winning writing has appeared inHarper's Magazine,The Atlantic,The Paris Review,Best American Short Stories 2009and2013, andThe PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012. Born in Kobe, Japan, he has lived in Paris, H...

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Title:Triburbia: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:July 16, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062132407

ISBN - 13:9780062132406

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“Set on the streets of Manhattan’s Tribeca as it transforms from an artist’s haven to a place for yuppies and their children, Triburbia showcases Karl Taro Greenfeld’s exceptional talent as both a storyteller and satirist.”