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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

A Novel

Chabon, Michael

(Paperback - 2000)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
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This brilliant epic novel set in New York and Prague introduces us to two misfit young men who make it big by creating comic-book superheroes. Joe Kavalier, a young artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdiniesque escape, has just smuggled himself out of Nazi-invaded Prague and landed in New York City. His Brooklyn cousin Sammy Clay is looking for a partner to create heroes, stories, and art for the latest novelty to hit America the comic book. Inspired by their own fears and dreams, Kavalier and Clay create the Escapists , The Monitor , and Luna Moth , inspired by the beautiful Rosa Saks, who will become linked by powerful ties to both men. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is the winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Published: New York : Picador USA, c2000.
ISBN: 0312282990
Branch Call Number: F CHA
Characteristics: 639 p. ;,21 cm.

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