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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh By Michael Chabon

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
by Michael Chabon

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The first novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER AND CLAY
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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh Summary

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon

Art Bechstein steps out of the library into the summer of his graduation year. Not yet ready for respectability, he falls in with the exotic, charming Arthur Lecomte, and ricochets between a homosexual relationship and an intense affair with a strange and beautiful girl called Phlox. Before long, the world of his new friends and the underworld of his father must collide, with consequences that Art cannot control.

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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh Reviews

'A strikingly accomplished debut' -- Sunday Times 'His style has an enviable suppleness and fluency which offers the perfect vehicle for the moral feints and shifts of the cool crowd he portrays' -- TLS 'Hard as it is to write about youth when you're young, Chabon has done it brilliantly' -- Cosmopolitan 'Mingles wit, sex and fine writing' -- Sunday Telegraph 'His control over his story, the wonderful use he makes of each description, of Pittsburgh itself, are often astonishing...a young writer with a tremendous skill' -- New York Times Book Review

About Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon grew up and went to university in Pittsburgh. Published when he was twenty-three, MYSTERIES OF PITTSBURGH was one of the most high-profile debuts of the eighties.

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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon
Michael Chabon
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