It's 1930's New York and fifteen-year-old streetkid Billy, who can juggle, somersault and run like the wind, has been taken under the wing of notorious gangster Dutch Schultz. As Billy learns the ways of the mob, he becomes like a son to Schultz - his 'good-luck kid' - and is initiated into a world of glamour, death and danger that will consume him, in this vivid, soaring epic of crime and betrayal.
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- Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
- Seitenzahl: 336
- Erscheinungstermin: 4. August 2016
- ISBN-13: 9780241256435
- Artikelnr.: 45324820
A modern American masterpiece . . . Doctorow takes up the legacies of Fitzgerald and Cheever and adds to them a savage and erotic splendor of his own. John le Carré
Indelible in its fierce energy, its relentless irony, its rawness. Philadelphia Inquirer
Riveting . . . mesmerizing . . . unforgettable. Time
Enthralling. Los Angeles Times