The perfume burned his eyes

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Akashic Books,
Pub. Date:
2018.
Language:
English
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Matthew is a sixteen-year-old living in Jackson Heights, Queens, in 1976. After he loses his two most important male role models, his father and grandfather, his mother uses her inheritance to uproot Matthew and herself to a posh apartment building in Manhattan. Matthew soon befriends (and becomes a quasi-assistant to) Lou Reed, who lives with his transgender girlfriend Rachel in the same building. Written from the point of view of Matthew at age eighteen, two years after the story begins, the novel concludes with an epilogue in the year 2013, three days after Lou Reed's death, with Matthew in his fifties.
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9781617756207
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Grouping Title perfume burned his eyes
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, First loves -- Fiction, Life change events -- Fiction, Moving, Household -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Nineteen seventies -- Fiction, Reed, Lou -- Fiction, Role models -- Death -- Fiction, Teenage boys -- Fiction
title_display The perfume burned his eyes
title_full The perfume burned his eyes / a novel by Michael Imperioli
title_short The perfume burned his eyes
topic_facet Death, First loves, Life change events, Moving, Household, Nineteen seventies, Reed, Lou, Role models, Teenage boys