Manhattan Nocturne: A Novel

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Picador, Apr 1, 2007 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Now a major motion picture, Manhattan Night, starring Adrien Brody, Campbell Scott, Yvonne Strahovski, and Linda Lavin

Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when a seductive stranger asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her husband, he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail--one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life.

Manhattan Nocturne is a brilliantly drawn tableau of the gritty, gaudy city, and a thrilling literary noir.

 

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This third novel by Harrison (e.g, Bodies Electric, LJ 3/15/93) tells of a cynical, burned-out Manhattan tabloid columnist, Porter Wren, who is seduced by a beautiful woman who, not coincidently ... Read full review

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An interesting story and well written, but a lot of words. Read full review

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Colin Harrison is the author of several novels, including The Havana Room and Afterburn. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, writer Kathryn Harrison, and their three children.

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