Forever: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Little, Brown, May 1, 2011 - Fiction - 624 pages
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This widely acclaimed bestseller is the magical, epic tale of an extraordinary man who arrives in New York in 1740 and remains ... forever. Through the eyes of Cormac O'Connor - granted immortality as long as he never leaves the island of Manhattan - we watch New York grow from a tiny settlement on the tip of an untamed wilderness to the thriving metropolis of today. And through Cormac's remarkable adventures in both love and war, we come to know the city's buried secrets - the way it has been shaped by greed, race, and waves of immigration, by the unleashing of enormous human energies, and, above all, by hope.
  

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User Review  - Scott Shapses - Goodreads

If I had to hear one more revolting, emotionally-stunted description of sex from Hamill I was going to tear the pages from the book, soak them in arsenic, and eat them one by one as I made my way ... Read full review

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User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

Forever began so wonderfully for me. It was engaging, touching, and completely drew me in. I quickly grew to love the main character, his family, his horse and his dog. I even shed tears when his ... Read full review

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Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Irish immigrant parents in 1935, Pete Hamill attended Mexico City College, Pratt Institute, and The School of Visual Arts before starting a career in journalism. In 1960, Hamill accepted an entry-level job at the New York Post, becoming a columnist five years later. Hamill subsequently worked as a columnist for the New York Daily News and the Village Voice. Later working as a contributing editor at Esquire, Hamill has written articles for the New York Times magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, and Playboy magazine, among others. He is also an accomplished novelist, having written more than a dozen books, including his national best-selling memoir, A Drinking Life, and the novels Snow in August; Why Sinatra Matters; and Lost Cities, Vanished Friends.

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