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The Rotters' Club

Authors: Coe, Jonathan
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC016000, FIC019000, FIC043000
ISBN: 9780307429278, Related ISBNs: 030742927X, 0375413839, 0375713123, 9780307429278, 9780375413834
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 432,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Birmingham, England, c. 1973: industrial strikes, bad pop music, corrosive class warfare, adolescent angst, IRA bombings. Four friends: a class clown who stoops very low for a laugh; a confused artist enthralled by guitar rock; an earnest radical with socialist leanings; and a quiet dreamer obsessed with poetry, God, and the prettiest girl in school. As the world appears to self-destruct around them, they hold together to navigate the choppy waters of a decidedly ambiguous decade.
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