Rage Is Back: A Novel

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Penguin, Jan 10, 2013 - Fiction - 304 pages
4 Reviews
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Go the F*** to Sleep, “a rollicking, frenetic and hilarious jaunt” (San Francisco Chronicle) and an Amazon Best Book of the Month

Raised in the shadow of two graffiti legends from New York’s “golden era” of subway bombing, Dondi Vance is less than thrilled to learn his father, Billy Rage, is back after sixteen years on the lam. But the transit cop who ruined Billy’s life and shattered his crew is running for mayor—and must be brought down. Welcome to the Great American Graffiti Novel.

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User Review  - lincolnpan - LibraryThing

This is a mess of a book. So fluid, dynamic and amazing in parts - the author creates his own unique world and culture with great success. However, this brilliance is balanced with flawed plot lines ... Read full review

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User Review  - jadestar31 - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book. I don't know much about the history of graffiti and I've never been to New York, but this book introduced me to both in a really fun way. Dondi is such a great protagonist ... Read full review

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Adam Mansbach ’s books include the number one international bestseller Go the Fuck to Sleep, the California Book Award–winning novel The End of the Jews, and the cult classic Angry Black White Boy. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, Esquire, and The Believer, and on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered.

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