From the book jacket: Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. Divorced, estranged from his only
daughter, the retired life insurance salesman seeks only solitude and anonymity.
Then Nathan finds his long-lost nephew, Tom Wood, working in a local bookstore - a
far cry from the brilliant academic career he'd begun when Nathan saw him last.
Tom's boss is the charismatic Harry Brightman, whom fate has also brought to the
"ancient kingdom of Brooklyn, New York."
Through Tom and Harry, Nathan's world gradually broadens to include a new set of
acquaintances - not to mention a stray relative or two - and leads him to a
reckoning with his past.
Among the many twists in the delicious plot are a scam involving a forgery of the first page of The Scarlet Letter, a disturbing revelation that takes place in a sperm bank, and an impossible, utopian dream of a rural refuge....
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