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Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue

by Mark Kurlansky

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24279140M
ISBN 109780345482174
OCLC/WorldCa430372591

The book opens in , the peak of the Wall Street boom. Music, immigrant life, the city: "Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue" is unusually well-stuffed for a novel of the 21st century. Unlike fellow New.   With its ensemble cast of unforgettable characters, Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue is a comedy of cultures about the old and the new, about Latinos, Jews, Sicilians and Germans. It's about struggling to hold onto life in a rapidly changing world, about food and sex Author: Mark Kurlansky.

Much Ado on 2nd Avenue Leah Koenig Reviewed: Mark Kurlansky, Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue Ballatine, pp. $ Summer, , on the corner of Rivington and Suffolk: A woman in pink curlers hangs out of her second story apartment window, swaying to the Latin beat bopping out of her tiny radio. Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue: A Novel of Pastry, Guilt, and Music: ISBN () Hardcover, Ballantine Books, Choice Cuts: A Savory Selection of Food Writing from Around the World and Throughout History.

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling and James A. Beard Award— winning author of Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World, Salt: A World History, The Year That Rocked the World, and The Basque History of the World, as well as Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue (his debut novel), and several other books.   Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling and James A. Beard Award—winning author of Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World, Salt: A World History, The Year That Rocked the World, and The Basque History of the World, as well as Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue (his debut novel), and several other books.4/4(27).


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