FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE
Category: Fiction - Literary
Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2004
ISBN: 978-0-375-72488-6 (0-375-72488-5)
Also available as an eBook
A daring, riotous, sweeping novel that spins the tale of two friends from a Brooklyn neighborhood, a black boy and a white boy, and their adventures in late twentieth-century America. This is a story of joyous afternoons of stickball and dreaded years of schoolyard extortion. This is the story of belonging to a society that doesn't accept you. This is the story of prison and of college, of Brooklyn and Berkeley, of soul and rap, of murder and redemption. This is the story Jonathan Lethem was born to tell. Read more...