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Flamethrowers

Bill Gutman

Flamethrowers

Carlton, Gossage

by Bill Gutman

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Published by Tempo Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carlton, Steve,
  • Gossage, Rich

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCarlton, Gossage
    Statementby Bill Gutman.
    SeriesAce Tempo, An Ace Tempo original
    ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 2967 vol. 24
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23842384M
    ISBN 100448168413
    ISBN 109780448168418
    LC Control Number2009484986

      Book reviews. The Flamethrowers Rachel Kushner Review by W.S. Lyon. The Flamethrowers, then, is a sort of weaving together of these disparate lives. Set partly in prewar Italy at the dawn of the Futurist movement, partly in the art world of New York in the s, and converging briefly in the riots of the Autonomist movement in s Rome.   The Flamethrowers follows Telex from Cuba as a masterful work.” — Robert Stone “The Flamethrowers lives up to its incendiary title—it is a brilliant, startling truly revolutionary book about the New York art world of the seventies, Italian class warfare, and youth's blind acceleration into the unknown. Kushner is a genius prose stylist.

    The Flamethrowers follows Telex from Cuba as a masterful work.” — Robert Stone “The Flamethrowers lives up to its incendiary title—it is a brilliant, startling truly revolutionary book about the New York art world of the seventies, Italian class warfare, and youth's blind acceleration into the unknown. Kushner is a genius prose stylist.   The Flamethrowers A Novel (Book): Kushner, Rachel: The year is and Reno--so-called because of the place of her birth--has come to New York intent on turning her fascination with motorcycles and speed into art. Her arrival coincides with an explosion of activity in the art world--artists have colonized a deserted and industrial SoHo, are staging actions in the East Village, and are.

    NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW * New York magazine’s #1 Book of the Year * Best Book of by: The Wall Street Journal; Vogue; O, The Oprah Magazine; Los Angeles Times; The San Francisco Chronicle; The New Yorker; Time; Flavorwire; Salon; Slate; The Daily Beast“Superb Scintillatingly alive A pure 3/5(49).   The NYRB had published a review, by the esteemed poet Frederick Seidel, of Rachel Kushner’s novel The Flamethrowers. It was not especially kind, though it was far from a pan. It was not.


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