Back to Blood

Back to Blood

A Novel

Pre-loaded Audiobook - 2012
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A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now.As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the Cuban mayor, the black police chief, a wanna-go-muckraking young journalist and his Yale-marinated editor; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist and his Latina nurse by day, loin lock by night-until lately, the love of Nestor's life; a refined, and oh-so-light-skinned young woman from Haiti and her Creole-spouting, black-gang-banger-stylin' little brother; a billionaire porn addict, crack dealers in the 'hoods, "de-skilled" conceptual artists at the Miami Art Basel Fair, "spectators" at the annual Biscayne Bay regatta looking only for that night's orgy, yenta-heavy ex-New Yorkers at an "Active Adult" condo, and a nest of shady Russians. Based on the same sort of detailed, on-scene, high-energy reporting that powered Tom Wolfe's previous bestselling novels, BACK TO BLOOD is another brilliant, spot-on, scrupulous, and often hilarious reckoning with our times.
Publisher: Solon, Ohio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [2012].
ISBN: 9781619697669
1619697661
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 1 sound media player (22 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.

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imnieve Aug 29, 2013

This only comes in 3m cloud library format. Unfortunately, I have a kindle paperwhite and only discovered that I couldn't read it after I downloaded it. Disappointing.

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