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Netherland

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ISBN-10: 0307388778

ISBN-13: 9780307388773

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joseph O'Neill

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Description:

In a New York City made phantasmagorical by the events of 9/11, Hans--a banker originally from the Netherlands--finds himself marooned among the strange occupants of the Chelsea Hotel after his English wife and son return to London. Alone and untethered, feeling lost in the country he had come to regard as home, Hans 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. Ramkissoon, a Gatsby-like figure who is part idealist and part operator, introduces Hans to an "other" New York populated by…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/7/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English