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Telegraph Avenue

a novel

by Michael Chabon

  • 147 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Chabon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.H15 T45 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25197827M
    ISBN 109780061493348, 9780061493355, 9780062124609, 9780062201454
    LC Control Number2012001355

    An end-of-an-era epic celebrating the bygone glories of vinyl records, comic-book heroes and blaxploitation flicks in a world gone digital. The novelist, his characters and the readers who will most love this book all share a passion for popular culture and an obsession with period detail. Telegraph Avenue #Books. likes 2 talking about this. Personal BlogFollowers:

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There is something deeply. An intimate epic, a NorCal Middlemarch set to the funky beat of classic vinyl soul-jazz and pulsing with a virtuosic, pyrotechnical style all its own, Telegraph Avenue is the great American novel we've been waiting for. Generous, imaginative, funny, moving, thrilling, humane, triumphant, it is Michael Chabon's most dazzling book yet.

Telegraph Avenue is a novel by American author Michael Chabon. Set in San Francisco and the north side of Oakland, California, it follows Archy Stallings, Nat Jaffe, and their acquaintances, whose lives become tied together, symbolized by the titular Telegraph Avenue which runs between both cities.

Now he takes us to Telegraph Avenue in a big-hearted and exhilarating novel that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, California families, one black and one white. In Telegraph Avenue, Chabon lovingly creates a world grounded in pop culture—Kung Fu, ’70s Blaxploitation films, vinyl LPs, jazz and soul music—and.

[Telegraph Avenue] has a Great American Novel heft to it—probably because, all caps aside, it is a great American novel. Kathryn Schulz An achingly poignant vibe of sweet and soulful idealism makes itself heard throughout Telegraph Avenue .It’s a dream worth imagining, and Chabon does so with skill, charm, and no small amount of /5(43).

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Telegraph Avenue is a street that begins, at its southernmost point, in the midst of the historic downtown district of Oakland, California, and ends, at its northernmost point, at the southern edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, is approximately miles (7 km) in length.

Among some Berkeley residents, especially University of California Location: Berkeley and Oakland, California. Telegraph Avenue Michael Chabon, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary As the summer of draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are still hanging in there—longtime friends, bandmates, and co-regents of Brokeland Records, a kingdom of used vinyl located in the borderlands of Berkeley and Oakland.

TELEGRAPH AVENUE I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was intelligently written, moving, and wonderfully witty. The characters - whether it be Nat and Archy, their spouses and children, their friends, or their nemeses - drew me into each of their stories.

In spite of moral lapses and human imperfections, I liked these people!/5(). Telegraph Avenue (Book): Chabon, Michael: In this novel the author takes us to Telegraph Avenue. It is a story that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, California families, one black and one white.

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“Telegraph Avenue,” Michael Chabon’s rich, comic new novel, is a homage to an actual place: the boulevard in Northern California where Oakland — historically an African-American city — aligns with Berkeley, whose bourgeois white inhabitants are, as one character puts it, “liable to invest all their hope of heaven in the taste of an egg laid in the backyard by a heritage-breed 88%(82).

Michael Chabon's new novel, TELEGRAPH AVENUE, should come with a CD, a playlist, or, more fittingly, a 78 RPM vinyl record with its soundtrack at the reader's fingertips. Chabon, in fact, cites a few music websites in the acknowledgments section of his book, but one gets the sense given the exuberance and depth with which he writes about.

Michael Chabon sets his sprawling new novel, Telegraph Avenue, in his adopted home of Berkeley, Calif., and its grittier southern neighbor, Oakland.

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In “Telegraph Avenue,” Michael Chabon’s characters join with the giddy excess and unlikely rigor of his prose to mount a sort of meta-argument that we might bridge racial distance using the Author: Matt Feeney.Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon is set in modern times on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland, California.

The novel explores the lives of six people who are all interconnected by familial connections, place and time. The novel begins with two scenes that set the tone of the book.An intimate epic set to the laidback beat of classic vinyl soul-jazz and pulsing with a virtuosic, pyrotechnical style all of its own, Telegraph Avenue is Michael Chabon's most dazzling book yet, and a must-read for fans of Nick Hornby’s ‘High Fidelity’.3/5(53).