Motherless Brooklyn is a Jonathan Lethem detective story set in Brooklyn and
published in 1999. Lethem's protagonist, Lionel Essrog, has Tourette syndrome,
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EXCERPT. Motherless Brooklyn By JONATHAN LETHEM Doubleday. Read the
Review. Walks Into. Context is everything. Dress me up and see. I'm a carnival ...
Oct 17, 1999 ... This is amply apparent nearly a third of the way into his new novel, ''Motherless
Brooklyn,'' another go-round with the hard-boiled genre.
Sep 23, 1999 ... The world of “Motherless Brooklyn” is, of course, the borough of the title, and what
disrupts its sense of order is the stabbing death of a ...
Feb 20, 2014 ... EXCLUSIVE: It may have taken him 15 years to get there, but Edward Norton will
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Oct 24, 2000 ... Like some sort of Mendelian hybrid, Lethem's MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN is a
cross between a classic detective story, a satire of that same ...
Crime ... With Edward Norton. "Motherless Brooklyn" is about Lionel Essrog, a
detective with Tourette's Syndrome. When his mentor is murdered, he must go
and find the ...