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Moving kings a novel by Joshua Cohen

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Published .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJoshua Cohen
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O42434 M68 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination240 pages
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26923955M
ISBN 100399590188
ISBN 109780399590184
LC Control Number2016052928

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  Joshua Cohen’s third novel, “Moving Kings,” is a brilliant book whose brilliance comes via a bait and switch. It opens as a comic portrait of a midlife crisis, but concludes as a somber Author: Mark Athitakis. About Moving Kings. A propulsive, incendiary novel about faith, race, class, and what it means to have a home, from Joshua Cohen, “a major American writer” (The New York Times)NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VULTURE AND BOOKFORUM One of the boldest voices of his generation, Joshua Cohen returns with Moving Kings, a powerful and provocative novel that interweaves, in .   The book begins as the story of David King, the middle-aged proprietor of King’s Moving in the New York Tri-state area: “David King the Moving King Will Move . Joshua Cohen was born in in Atlantic City. He has written novels (Moving Kings, Book of Numbers), short fiction (Four New Messages), and nonfiction for The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, n+1, London Review of Books, The New Republic, and to , he worked as a journalist throughout Europe. In he was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American .

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  Though Moving Kings is considerably shorter and more accessible—with less erudite but nonetheless stimulating vocabulary, similes, and fewer stream of consciousness run-on sentences—than Cohen’s previous novel Book of Numbers (also reviewed on NYJB) it, too, skillfully weaves descriptive character portraits and plot lines into a novel of. If you’re moving to or from Omaha, Nebraska and are looking to hire the best local moving company, look no further than King’s Moving! Whether you are buying a new home in the Omaha area, need to move a commercial business from one location to another in or near the city, or are moving out of or into an apartment or assisted living center, our licensed, insured and highly-trained moving. “Moving Kings is a lit fuse, a force let loose, a creeping flame heading for demolition, and Cohen himself is a master of argot and wit.”—Cynthia Ozick “A dazzling and poignant book.”—Rachel Kushner “Cohen’s writing is filled with sharp turns of phrase and elegant rhythms. I first contacted Moving Kings on 9/13/19 to ask questions about their services and to get a quote. This was after reading reviews and determining that they had good reviews and should be a reputable company with which to do my move with. On 9/16/19 I contacted them again and finalized arrangements to do my move on Monday 9/30/19 at 10 AM.1 Yelp review.