Sway

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Random House, Apr 1, 2009 - Nineteen sixties - 272 pages
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Three dramatic and emblematic stories intertwine in 'Sway' - the early days of the Rolling Stones, including the romantic triangle of Brian Jones, Anita Pallenberg and Keith Richards; the life of avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger; and the community of Charles Manson and his followers.

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Lazar's second novel (after Aaron, Approximately) fictionalizes the 1960s, the Rolling Stones, Charles Manson, and Kenneth Anger, successfully capturing both the emotional and the emotionless ... Read full review

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Zachary Lazar graduated from Brown University in 1990. He has been a Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and has received the James Michener/Copernicus Society Prize from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Lazar grew up in Colorado and now teaches at Hofstra University. Sway is his second novel.

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