City on Fire: A Novel

By Garth Risk Hallberg

Hardcover edition

Publisher Random House Imprint Knopf ISBN


Awards and Honors <i>Booklist</i> Top 10 First Novels, 2015<br> <i>Kirkus Reviews</i> Best Books of 2015, Adult Fiction<br> Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Fiction<br> 2016 Indies Choice Book of the Year, Adult Fiction

City on Fire: A Novel

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Crime: General,Discrimination: Reference/Discussion,Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Alcohol Abuse,Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Drug Use/Abuse,Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Underage Use,Language: Strong Language,Sexual Content: Strong Sexual Content/Themes,Violence: Gun Violence,Violence: Mild Violence

New York City, 1976: A shooting in Central Park reverberates through a network of diverse individuals, including Billy-Three-Sticks, a rich kid turned musician turned painter; Samantha, an NYU freshman and punk fan; and Larry Pulaski, a disabled police detective nearing retirement. Incorporated zines include black-and-white illustrations.
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