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The late Americans / Brandon Taylor.

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"In the shared and private spaces of Iowa City, a social circle of lovers and friends navigate tangled webs of connection as they try to figure out what they want, and who they are"-- Provided by publisher.
In the shared and private spaces of Iowa City, a loose circle of lovers and friends encounter, confront, and provoke one another in a volatile year of self-discovery. Among them are Seamus, a frustrated young poet; Ivan, a dancer turned aspiring banker who dabbles in amateur pornography; Fatima, whose independence and work ethic complicate her relationships with friends and a trusted mentor; and Noah, who “didn’t seek sex out so much as it came up to him like an anxious dog in need of affection.” These four are buffeted by a cast of artists, landlords, meatpacking workers, and mathematicians who populate the cafes, classrooms, and food-service kitchens of the city, sometimes to violent and electrifying consequence. Finally, as each prepares for an uncertain future, the group heads to a cabin to bid goodbye to their former lives—a moment of reckoning that leaves each of them irrevocably altered. A novel of friendship and chosen family, The Late Americans asks fresh questions about love and sex, ambition and precarity, and about how human beings can bruise one another while trying to find themselves. It is Brandon Taylor’s richest and most involving work of fiction to date, confirming his position as one of our most perceptive chroniclers of contemporary life.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593332337
  • ISBN: 0593332334
  • Physical Description: 303 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2023.
Subject: Friendship > Fiction.
Graduate students > Fiction.
African American fathers > Fiction.
Iowa City (Iowa) > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Nazareth. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity.

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity FIC TAY LAT 2023 (Text) 31001101890912 Adult Fiction Available -


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