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Deacon King Kong by James McBride
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Mar 03, 2020 | ISBN 9780735216723
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Named one of the most anticipated books of 2020 by The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, AARP, and more
 
“A darkly funny tale.” –The New York Times
 
“McBride’s hilarious dialogue and an attention to detail reveals a complex local history. Capturing humanity through satire and witticisms, McBride draws everyday heroes.” –Time

“McBride returns with an improbably hilarious tapestry of late ’60s Brooklyn, and an eclectic group of individuals that bore witness to a fatal shooting.” –Entertainment Weekly

“With a Dickensian wealth of quirky characters, a sardonic but humane sense of humor reminiscent of Mark Twain, and cartoonish action scenes straight out of Pynchon, McBride creates a lived-in world where everybody knows everybody’s business. This generous, achingly funny novel will delight and move readers.” –Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW
 
“Much is unpacked by the time the book reaches its lovely and heartfelt climax, as McBride shows what can happen when people set aside their differences. Highly recommended.” –Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
 
“McBride has a flair for fashioning comedy whose buoyant outrageousness barely conceals both a steely command of big and small narrative elements and a river-deep supply of humane intelligence. An exuberant comic opera set to the music of life.” –Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
 
“While historical fiction fans will appreciate the richly detailed approach to Brooklyn’s grittiness, McBride’s neighborhood saga ultimately sets a new standard for multidimensional fiction about people of color.” –Booklist, STARRED REVIEW

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