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City in Love

(1996)
A collection of stories by

 
 
A City Dangerous, Seductive, and Strange

Set in a fantastical New York City of 1 B.C., these seven stories are a stunning mythic vision. In odysseys that wind through urban streets, Shakar's modern characters pursue their quests and meet their fates.

Roxanne, a schoolgirl superhero from Queens, saves the day at a brutal playground. The Junk Man build his lady love from trash he finds while Dumpster diving. A tough police detective comments on a city's decadence. A serial prankster leaves timely messages via light.

Story after story -- each fabulous and joyously imaginative -- are linked by their magnificent location. The result is a celebration of the sights and sounds of New York, its timeless eccentrics and its larger-than-life essence.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Used availability for Alex Shakar's City in Love

Hardback Editions

November 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: City in Love: The New York Metamorphoses
Author(s): Alex Shakar
ISBN: 1-57366-023-X / 978-1-57366-023-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fiction Collective 2
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Paperback Editions

September 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: City in Love: The New York Metamorphoses
Author(s): Alex Shakar
ISBN: 0-06-050883-3 / 978-0-06-050883-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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November 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: City in Love: The New York Metamorphoses
Author(s): Alex Shakar
ISBN: 1-57366-022-1 / 978-1-57366-022-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fiction Collective 2
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU