In Albany, New York, William Kennedy has made a crucible to test the American dream. His novels - which range from the middle of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth - bubble and crack with the energy of Irish immigrants trying to take the main chance in the land of opportunity. In QUINN'S BOOK, Daniel Quinn is thrust into a bewildering adventure through nineteenth-century America, witnessing the rise and fall of great dynasties in upstate New York, epochal prize fights, exotic life in the theatre and ...

Albany Cycle Book II 2002, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9780743221030

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