The Resource Bed-Stuy is burning : a novel, Brian Platzer, (electronic resource)

Bed-Stuy is burning : a novel, Brian Platzer, (electronic resource)

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Bed-Stuy is burning : a novel
Title
Bed-Stuy is burning
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Brian Platzer
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eng
Summary
Do the Right Thing meets The Bonfire of the Vanities in this thrilling novel set over the course of one cataclysmic day when riots erupt in a rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood.Aaron, a disgraced rabbi turned Wall Street banker, and Amelia, his journalist girlfriend, live with their newborn in Bedford-Stuyvesant, one of the most dynamic and historically volatile neighborhoods in New York City. The infusion of upwardly mobile professionals into Bed-Stuy's historic brownstones belies the tension simmering on the streets below. But after a cop shoots a boy in a nearby park, conflict escalates to rioting--with Aaron and his family at its center.Pulled into the riot's vortex are Antoinette, devout nanny to Aaron and Amelia's son; Jupiter, the single father who lives on their block with his son Derek; Daniel, Aaron's unhinged basement-unit tenant; and Sara, a smart local girl, broiling with confusion and rage. As the day unfolds, these diverse characters are forced to reckon with who they are and what truly matters to them.With mordant wit and compassion, Platzer conjures a sharp-eyed, fast-paced, and empathetically rendered narrative about a changing neighborhood and its residents, as they struggle to raise children, establish careers, and find love, fulfillment, and meaning. Bed-Stuy Is Burning offers a window into an array of complex lives and deftly wrestles with the most pressing issues of our time with unflinching focus, wisdom, and hope
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TEFOD
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Platzer, Brian
Dewey number
813/.6
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LC call number
PS3616.L389
LC item number
B43 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Donald Corren
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Corren, Donald
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  • Bankers
  • Neighborhoods
  • Gentrification
  • Social conflict
  • City and town life
  • Change (Psychology)
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Bankers
  • Change (Psychology)
  • City and town life
  • Gentrification
  • Neighborhoods
  • Social conflict
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
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adult
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Bed-Stuy is burning : a novel, Brian Platzer, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9 hr., 7 min., 6 sec.))
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9781538429068
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Bed-Stuy is burning : a novel, Brian Platzer, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9 hr., 7 min., 6 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
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9781538429068
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