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Tabloid city

Pete Hamill

Tabloid city

a novel

by Pete Hamill

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Published by Little Brown & Co in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Socialites,
  • Murder,
  • Crimes against,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When a wealthy socialite and her secretary are found murdered in a stately West Village townhouse, a flurry of seemingly unrelated people spring into action.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPete Hamill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.A423 T33 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination401 p. (large print)
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27127955M
    ISBN 10031617808X
    ISBN 109780316178082
    OCLC/WorldCa762178606, 668192479

    Author: Pete Hamill Book: Tabloid City 4 likes Like Share on Facebook views From New York Times bestselling author Pete Hamill, preeminent chronicler of New York City, comes the story of 24 hours in the lives of a kaleidoscope of characters. The City is many things: a proving ground, a decadent playground, or a palimpsest of memories-- a historic metropolis eclipsed by modern times. As much a thriller as it is a gripping portrait of the city of today, TABLOID CITYis a new fiction classic from the writer who has captured it .


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The City is many things: a proving ground, a decadent carnival, or a palimpsest of memories -- a historic metropolis eclipsed by modern times.

As much a thriller as it is a gripping portrait of the city of today, Tabloid City is a new fiction classic from the writer who has captured New York perfectly for decades/5(72). Tabloid City is a day-in-the-life kind of novel that only Pete Hamill could write.

Set in New York City, it follows a handful of characters in alternating "datelines" over the course of roughly 24 hours. The main character, Sam Briscoe, an aging editor of a struggling afternoon tabloid, appears to be modeled on Hamill himself/5.

The City is many things: a proving ground, a decadent playground, or a palimpsest of memories-a historic metropolis eclipsed by modern times. As much a thriller as it is a gripping portrait of the city of today, TABLOID CITY is a new fiction classic from the writer who has captured it /5(72).

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It is present s:   Tabloid City reads like its eponymous genre, in a punchy stacatto style showcasing Hammill's journalistic background. It is presented as a pastiche embodying 24 pivotal hours in the lives of a cast of characters that would seemingly have no points of contact, but since the central character here is the City, of course they all will converbe at /5(70).

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A reporter chases the story while a tabloid executive holds the presses, a ruined financer attempts to leave the country, a war veteran plots revenge, and a terrorist plans an attack.

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Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Pete Hamill has written many love letters to New York City, in fiction, journalism, and memoir.

With his latest novel, he’s written a nostalgic love letter to the New York City daily tabloids. Tabloid City shifts perspective among more than a dozen characters, but at its heart is Sam Briscoe, a year-old editor who wears fedoras and trench coats and says “goddamned” Author: Barbara Spindel.

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In a stately West Village townhouse, a wealthy socialite and her secretary are murdered. In the twenty-four hours that follow, a flurry of activity circles around their shocking deaths: the head of one of the city's last tabloids stops the presses. A cop investigates the killing.

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