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  • By mdg
    Feb 27, 2012
    Any lawyer of a certain age, any non-lawyer of a certain age, and most everyone else who enjoys a good story and has some sense about the 1970s should really enjoy this book. The protagonist embodies the smart, well-educated opportunist on the make who succeeded by being clever, lucky, and willing to look the other way when necessary. Levine captures the hedonism and hustle of that post-Vietnam, pre-AIDs era with vivid detail -- such vivid detail that we are left wondering to what extent this novel is really his own biography. The writing also captures a strong sense of place -- Manhattan and Miami in particular. In short, this is a fun, fairly fast read with much more substance than much of what passes for popular fiction these days.
  • By Flower415
    Jul 23, 2011
    I haven't read anything like this since "The Catcher in the Rye." Like Holden Caulfield's coming of age, Michael Levitt's conflict, angst, cynicism and rebellious sprit permeates his attempt to find himself in a challenging and corrupt world. Certainly Levine's "The Corruption of Michael Levitt" is set in a different time and place than Salinger's masterpiece, but the feeling I was left with after finishing each book was very similar. Great novel for our generation.
  • By garzalster
    Jul 4, 2011
    The most exciting book I have read in a long time. I could not put this book down once I picked it up. Michael Levitt is brilliant and charming and you can't help to want to know him. His energy is felt in every turn of the page.
  • By elisag305
    Jun 12, 2011
    An extraordinary tale we can all relate to. The journey we travel with Michael Levitt is a great deal of fun with unique twists and turns throughout his memorable adventure.
  • By SCOTT KAPLAN
    May 31, 2011
    I was planning on keeping this book around and reading a little bit at a time, but I couldn't help but tear through the entire thing in a weekend. So while it sounds cliched, I cant think of a better way to describe this book than RIVETING (Well Ok, brilliant, insightful, funny, sexy etc. all work as well. Highly recommend it!!!!!!!!
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Product Details

Published
May 20, 2011
Language
English
Pages
417
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
2.66 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
5.5 wide x 8.5 tall
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