Boogaloo on 2nd Ave - A Novel of Pastry, Guilt, and Music-logo

Boogaloo on 2nd Ave - A Novel of Pastry, Guilt, and Music

Mark Kurlansky

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Genres:

Humor

Description:

It’s the boom years of the 1980s, and life is closing in on Nathan Seltzer, who rarely travels beyond his suddenly gentrifying Lower East Side neighborhood in New York City. Between paralyzing bouts of claustrophobia, Nathan wonders whether he should cheat on his wife with Karoline, a German pastry maker whose parents may or may not have been Nazis. His father, Harry, is plotting with the 1960s boogaloo star Chow Mein Vega for the comeback of this dance craze. Meanwhile, a homicidal drug addict is terrorizing the neighborhood. With its cast of unforgettable characters, Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue is a comedy of cultures, of the old and the new. It’s about struggling to hold on to life in a rapidly changing world, about food and sex, and about how our lives are shaped by love and guilt.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Guidall

Length:

12h 16m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

01:57


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:32


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

38:47


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

36:07


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:30


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

20:12


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

25:41


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

35:05


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

28:38


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:50


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:31


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

23:41


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

29:24


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

41:04


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

35:24


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

38:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

47:42


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

18:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

36:59


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

55:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

18:17


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

22:07


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

22:12


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

21:24


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

31:12


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

27:12


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

02:54


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

19:44