The Final Solution: A Story of Detection


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Harper Perennial
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5.72 X 7.84 X 0.39 inches | 0.32 pounds

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About the Author

Michael Chabon is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, collections of short stories and essays, and a young-adult novel. Titles include Wonder Boys, which was made into a critically acclaimed film; The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, which won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize; and The Yiddish Policemen's Union, among others.


"Michael Chabon, is, simply, the coolest writer in America."--Christian Science Monitor
"One of the best-written American novels published this fall . . . an experiment by a master."--The New York Sun
"A'll be done before you know it. Then you might well read it again."--Denver Post
"Delightful...and deceptively profound...Chabon shows his greatness."--Louisville Courier Journal
"A haunting novella."--Publishers Weekly
"Watching Chabon skillfully zigzag between literary and genre is half the fun of the book...refreshing."--Miami Herald
"Infused with a graceful, elegiac atmosphere...wrought with innovative construction, glittering with epiphany...remarkable."--Buffalo News
"Exuberant...the real mystery is how Chabon managed to fit so much hope and humanity into such a brief tale."--BookPage
"Packed with gorgeous writing...a knockout. You'll be done before you know it. Then you might well read it again."--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"Simple and startlingly sad...Chabon has created a minor masterpiece."--Hartford Courant
"Chabon's writing here is elegant and limber...[The Final Solution] is a little mystery story with big ideas."--San Francisco Chronicle (Best Books of 2004)
"The writing is everything that Chabon's fans expect--gorgeous, muscular, mildly melancholic...wonderfully executed."--Baltimore Sun
"A profound pleasure."--New York magazine
"Brilliant and unswervingly entertaining."--The Forward