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A weekend in New York / Benjamin Markovits.

By: Markovits, Benjamin [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2018Description: 346 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0571348505; 9780571348503; 0571338054; 9780571338054.Subject(s): New York (N.Y.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Sports fiction.Additional physical formats: ebook version :: No titleDDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "Ben Markovits' ambitious new fictional tetralogy immerses us in the lives of an upper-middle-class New York family, the Essingers, over multiple generations. In A Weekend In New York, the brilliant first novel in the quartet, Markovits vividly charts the experiences of mid-ranking tennis professional Paul Essinger at the ATP Tour and US Open. In stylishly compelling prose, Markovits interweaves the insular domesticity of family life with the sweeping forces shaping American society to create a deeply intimate - yet uncompromisingly political - portrait of America."--Publisher's description.
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"Ben Markovits' ambitious new fictional tetralogy immerses us in the lives of an upper-middle-class New York family, the Essingers, over multiple generations. In A Weekend In New York, the brilliant first novel in the quartet, Markovits vividly charts the experiences of mid-ranking tennis professional Paul Essinger at the ATP Tour and US Open. In stylishly compelling prose, Markovits interweaves the insular domesticity of family life with the sweeping forces shaping American society to create a deeply intimate - yet uncompromisingly political - portrait of America."--Publisher's description.

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