The Street Sweeper

The Street Sweeper

A Novel

Book - 2012
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Lamont Williams is a paroled felon looking to turn his life around, working as a street sweeper at a large city hospital and searching for his estranged daughter. Adam Zignelik is a struggling, nontenured professor, paralyzed by looming failure, his life falling apart around him., who has discovered a cache of recordings of previously unheard voices reaching out from a horrific past, voices that can both save his career and bring him back to the woman he loves.
"From the author of Seven Types of Ambiguity, an epic that reaches across generations and spans continents, revealing the interconnectedness and interdependence of humanity and the profound impact of memory on our lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2012
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9781594488474
Characteristics: 626 p. ; 24 cm


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Oct 01, 2018

This was a smart compelling work of historical fiction. It was powerful, moving and very well written. It might be one of the best books I have read this year. Pick this one up for sure if you like historical fiction or if you just love a great story.


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