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I could bury myself in New York.
-- Oh, Play that Thing by Roddy Doyle. This is the second book in Doyle’s Last Roundup trilogy, between A Star Called Henry and The Dead Republic.
I didn’t read the first one, so I am missing Harry’s backstory, but this one seems to stand alone just fine. It’s kind of a crazy, jazz poem, New York, Prohibition whirlwind.