The Resource Moving kings : a novel, Joshua Cohen

Moving kings : a novel, Joshua Cohen

Label
Moving kings : a novel
Title
Moving kings
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Cohen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A propulsive, incendiary novel about faith, race, class, and what it means to have a home. This is a novel about two young Israeli soldiers who travel to New York after fighting in the Gaza War and find work as eviction movers. It's an incendiary story of the eviction crisis in poor African-American neighborhoods in America that also shines new light on the world's oldest conflict in the Middle East. Twenty one-year-olds Yoav Tsarkhan and Uri Halifi have just completed their compulsory stint in the Israeli army, fighting in the 2014 Gaza War. In keeping with national tradition, they're entitled to a year of R & R: a gap-year spent abroad. They come to America and begin working for Yoav's distant cousin, David King--a proud American, Republican, Jew, and owner and operator of Moving King Inc., a heavyweight in the Tri-State area's moving and storage industry. Yoav and Uri now must struggle to become reacquainted with civilian life, but it's not easy to move past their militarized selves when their days are spent kicking down doors: Yoav and Uri work as eviction-movers in Brooklyn and Queens, dispossessing delinquent tenants and homeowners who've defaulted on their mortgages. And what starts off as a profitable if eerily familiar job quickly turns violent when they encounter one homeowner who refuses to leave
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Joshua
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.O42434
LC item number
M68 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • Politics
  • Israelis
  • Storage and moving trade
  • Eviction
  • African American families
  • Judaism
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Moving kings : a novel, Joshua Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780399590184
Lccn
2016052928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn967134010
  • (OCoLC)967134010
Label
Moving kings : a novel, Joshua Cohen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780399590184
Lccn
2016052928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn967134010
  • (OCoLC)967134010

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