The Big Town

by Monte Schulz
The Big Town
  • ISBN-13: 9781606995037
  • Author(s): Monte Schulz
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Imprint: Fantagraphics
  • Publication Date: 28-06-2012
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£27.99
Harry Hennesey has left his small town to take his chances in the big city, selling scrap wholesale. One night downtown in a movie theatre, he meets a teenage flapper named Pearl who latches onto him and won't let go. Harry has threatened his marriage before - he may be about to do so with a girl less than half his age. But that's not all, as Harry gets tasked with finding the missing niece of millionaire businessman Charles A. Follette. Set amidst a backdrop of dazzling skyscrapers, glittering parties, speakeasies and moral ambiguity, Schulz evokes a long-gone era.
About the book

Harry Hennesey has left his small town to take his chances in the big city, selling scrap wholesale. One night downtown in a movie theatre, he meets a teenage flapper named Pearl who latches onto him and won't let go. Harry has threatened his marriage before - he may be about to do so with a girl less than half his age. But that's not all, as Harry gets tasked with finding the missing niece of millionaire businessman Charles A. Follette. Set amidst a backdrop of dazzling skyscrapers, glittering parties, speakeasies and moral ambiguity, Schulz evokes a long-gone era.

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