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The Emperor of Ocean Park

by Stephen L. Carter

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24274594M
ISBN 109781400040100

  "The Emperor of Ocean Park" by Stephen L. Carter The million-dollar novel just picked by the "Today" show book club melds a fascinating portrait of the black upper class to a less than thrilling Author: Suzy Hansen. The Emperor of Ocean Park, his first work of fiction, is a compelling and thoughtful tale of political corruption, divided loyalties, and a quest for a family secret.

The Emperor of Ocean Park is narrated by Talcott Garland (also called Tal and, confusingly (but, at at least one point, very significantly) Misha) -- a character bearing some resemblance to the author. Talcott is a law professor at a university (an alter .   THE EMPEROR. OF OCEAN PARK. By Stephen L. Carter. pp. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $ There are a good many novels .

His second novel, New England White and third, Palace Council form a trilogy of sorts with The Emperor of Ocean Park, all being set in the fictional New England town of Elm Harbor, with some characters from each book appearing in the others. His Alma mater: Stanford University, Yale Law School.   The Emperor of Ocean Park NPR coverage of The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen L. Carter. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.


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