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The Fuck-Up
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Category:Fiction, Novels, Contemporary, Humor
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No description available, No description available, Praise for i The Swing Voter of Staten Island i br br FROM i KIRKUS REVIEWS i br br br Having first dazzled Weird Lit ultra hipsters with T i he Fuck Up i in Nersesian i Unlubricated i etc rounds out a busy decade with a dystopian epic br br Combining sci fi space time warping Unabomber style political ranting and an overall air of goose bump paranoia this is one turbo charged trip through a version of the s no one could love A gumbo of Weather Underground S L A and Black Panther droogies take over New York City in the s splashing dirty bombs helter skelter Manhattan basically kaput the federal government designates a former military simulation city a radioactive desert outside Vegas as the New New York The geographic layout s a convincing copy but landmark names are corrupted Vampire Stake Building Onion Square Rock amp Filler Center And the Gangs of New York rule with the Boroughs divided between Piggers or We the Peoplers and Crappers All Created Equalers political parties at mutual knifepoint Into this bedlam drops protagonist Uli a Manchurian Candidate knock off programmed by mysterious nefarious forces to assassinate Dropt a rival candidate to Pigger Mayor Shub Hizzonner spouts masterful Orwellian jive He s intractable in a business that requires a lot of tractoring and the citizens when not overdosing on creepy new drugs fantasize returning to the real Manhattan But much to the fury of Abbie Hoffman and Allen Ginsberg Ronald Reagan is running for re election If Staten Island s borough president allies with the national Democrats and Reagan loses nobody gets to go back because it s only budget crunching Ronnie who wants to deep six the fake New York The loony tune plot merely serves as a launch pad for Nersesian s meditations on Vietnam era military insanity big city frenzy and the Tower of Babel capacities of language br br A sharp strange read Imagine William Burroughs and Philip K Dick sharing a needle br br FROM i PUBLISHERS WEEKLY i br br Nersesian has carved out his niche with novels like i The Fuck Up i and i Unlubricated i about New Yorkers trapped in their own ugly lives His sixth is similarly sordid but uncharacteristically fantastical Over the course of a week in a counterfactual amnesiac protagonist Uli must navigate a reproduction of New York City built in Nevada after the original was destroyed He quickly learns that the city is divided into territories run by Piggers and Crappers political parties or gangs and he has been programmed to assassinate the Crapper candidate for mayor Manhattan and Brooklyn belong to Crappers the Bronx and Queens are held by Piggers Staten Island is independent and thus constitutes the swing vote in the mayoral and more importantly presidential elections Rescue City consists of smaller cheaper versions of the original bridges are made of rotten boards famous landmarks are redubbed corrupt versions of their real names e g Rock and Filler Center for Rockefeller Center and Onion Square for Union Square and the East River suffers from a clogged drain Uli mingles with a wide array of desperate characters while trying to uncover his identity and determine what if anything he should be fighting for Nersesian s novel is exceptionally bleak and bewildering and his fans would expect nothing less br br Up until now Arthur Nersesian s six novels including i The Fuck Up i MTV Pocket Books which has sold over copies have focused on the tragicomedy of i fin de si cle i New York City Now in his boldest novel yet he has broken through into a new landscape that at once fuses the real with the surreal the psychological with the psychedelic Actual characters from the s and s Allen Ginsberg Timothy Leary Daniel Ellsberg and the Berrigan Brothers are, Nersesian is this generation s Mark Twain and the East River is his Mississippi Jennifer Belle author of i High Maintenance i br br Award winning playwright Arthur Nersesian has woven an effective dramatic form through four plays each quite funny in its own way Each yields very powerful human results while subtly investigating the major social issues of our time Evangelina Borges i Trying Time Press i br br Nersesian s cult status has grown from the success of his novels and here for the first time his equal skills as a playwright are revealed to a hungry public Three of the four plays in i East Village Tetralogy i have been staged off Broadway in New York City The four plays included in this volume are i Rent Control i br i East Village Writer s Bloc i br i Plea Bargains i br i Spare Change i br