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Doug builds an ostentatious mansion on land that Charlotte's grandfather donated to the town of Finden Massachusetts she determines to oust him in court As a senior manager of Union Atlantic bank a major financial conglomerate Doug is embroiled in the company's struggle to remain afloat It is Charlotte's brother Henry Graves the president of the New York Federal Reserve who must keep. How interesting that this has an average rating of only 334 For me it s one of the strongest novels of the 21st century I ve read so far Granted I don t read a lot of current literary fictionIt combines the pacing of a thriller the social acuity of Tom Wolfe and the phrase crafting of Jonathan Franzen I d rank it above Privileges by Jonathan Dee a somewhat similar novel Haslett writes with eual facility about leveraged stock trades and margin calls and the mechanics of gay sex which explains why the novel was both a Financial TimesGoldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Nominee and got a Lambda Literary Award for Gay FictionSometimes good writing is deceptively simple He said nothing for another moment or two time enough he figured for the man to begin wondering about his own liability once the shareholder litigation began A fairly ordinary sentence yet think about how much a writer has to know both about finance and human behavior to create it And This was the kind of Business Roundtable chump who spent his lunchtime decrying government intrusion and now found himself on a cell phone in the middle of the night pleading with the government to save himOr this Zeitgeisty sentence Now and again Sabrina employed this sort of presumption a compensatory fantasy he imagined for the inherent powerlessness of a person with an advanced degree in short fiction OuchAnd Like a luxury car with poor turning radius it took some effort for her to steer back through the door which Doug closed behind herThere are a few false notes Charlotte serves Nate a tray of tea and biscuits as if we re in some country other than America And a huge Fourth of July party thrown by a megabank CEO and his wife descends into farce as the flock of sheep he owns in order to get a farming tax deduction are accidentally let loose and begin to nervously shit on the partygoers feet and fireworks explode prematurely setting the lawn on fire We visit Charlotte s youthful live in love Eric in flashbacks Eric is a heroin addict who in Charlotte s and Haslett s eyes seems near Christlike We are also subjected to too much of high schooler Nate s friends and their drug binges I always find myself hoping that a book aimed at adults featuring adult characters will remain that way and always cringe when the teens and their bongs emerge Whispers of Feathers president of the New York Federal Reserve who must keep. How interesting that this has an average rating of only 334 For me it s one of the strongest novels of the 21st century I ve read so far Granted I don t read a lot of current literary fictionIt combines the Entrepreneurial Vernacular phrase crafting of Jonathan Franzen I d rank it above Privileges by Jonathan Dee a somewhat similar novel Haslett writes with eual facility about leveraged stock trades and margin calls and the mechanics of gay sex which explains why the novel was both a Financial TimesGoldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Nominee and got a Lambda Literary Award for Gay FictionSometimes good writing is deceptively simple He said nothing for another moment or two time enough he figured for the man to begin wondering about his own liability once the shareholder litigation began A fairly ordinary sentence yet think about how much a writer has to know both about finance and human behavior to create it And This was the kind of Business Roundtable chump who spent his lunchtime decrying government intrusion and now found himself on a cell Advanced C Programming by Example phone in the middle of the night Poslije svega (After, pleading with the government to save himOr this Zeitgeisty sentence Now and again Sabrina employed this sort of Die Herrenschneiderei presumption a compensatory fantasy he imagined for the inherent Daisy Malone and the Blue Glowing Stone party thrown by a megabank CEO and his wife descends into farce as the flock of sheep he owns in order to get a farming tax deduction are accidentally let loose and begin to nervously shit on the Pretend God Is Deaf partygoers feet and fireworks explode Cased Images & Tintypes KwikGuide prematurely setting the lawn on fire We visit Charlotte s youthful live in love Eric in flashbacks Eric is a heroin addict who in Charlotte s and Haslett s eyes seems near Christlike We are also subjected to too much of high schooler Nate s friends and their drug binges I always find myself hoping that a book aimed at adults featuring adult characters will remain that way and always cringe when the teens and their bongs emerge

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A watchful eye on Union Atlantic and the entire financial system Drawn into Doug and Charlotte's intensifying conflict is Nate Fuller a troubled high school senior who unwittingly stirs powerful emotions in each of them Irresistibly complex imaginative and witty Union Atlantic is a singular work of fiction that is sure to be read and reread long after it causes a sensation this sprin. Union Atlantic has everything one could need from a contemporary novel except for perhaps a sense of humor Which isn t to say that it isn t a pleasurable read it is Just not exactly satisfyingMuch of the pleasure here comes from Haslett s prose Haslett knows exactly when to flex his muscles in conjuring up the romance of a New England summer the romance of youth the romance of a secret old and useless pain and of course the romance of money both kept safe and played withHowever parts of Charlotte s story felt like a cheat both in terms of character and plot the dogs and the land and the unlikely links to power all a deus ex machina that ends up mattering little in the end Charlotte s ultimate fate is recalled for us at a distance by young Nate in his final POVWhat to make of Nate exactly Haslett has joked in interviews that Nate s story is his coming of age novel It s impossible not to love Nate Haslett s physical descriptions of the boy pretty much make you want to hug him every other sentence However I missed something deeper in his thread some incisive conclusion or argument about youth embedded as Nate s story is in an old world full of old mistakes old money and history repeating itself The Collection powerful emotions in each of them Irresistibly complex imaginative and witty Union Atlantic is a singular work of fiction that is sure to be read and reread long after it causes a sensation this sprin. Union Atlantic has everything one could need from a contemporary novel except for Whispers of Feathers perhaps a sense of humor Which isn t to say that it isn t a Entrepreneurial Vernacular pleasure here comes from Haslett s Advanced C Programming by Example prose Haslett knows exactly when to flex his muscles in conjuring up the romance of a New England summer the romance of youth the romance of a secret old and useless Poslije svega (After, pain and of course the romance of money both kept safe and Die Herrenschneiderei played withHowever Daisy Malone and the Blue Glowing Stone physical descriptions of the boy Pretend God Is Deaf pretty much make you want to hug him every other sentence However I missed something deeper in his thread some incisive conclusion or argument about youth embedded as Nate s story is in an old world full of old mistakes old money and history repeating itself

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    Union Atlantic So good even negative reviews are basically recommendationsOne star reviews mention unsympathetic characters complex prose ponderous chapters moral ambiguity They call it a bad book I call itAdam Hasslett is so scary good at words he must've studied writing at Hogwarts And he writes fucked up pathetic and convoluted character

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    In an interview Adam Haslett said “My interest is always to get as deeply as I can into the minds and spirits of the characters and let the r

  3. says:

    I was skeptical Yes I had really really loved his collection of short stories You Are Not a Stranger Here But in his NPR interview I h

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    I love books that put me in the morally compromised position of rooting for a villain In Edith Wharton's The Custom of the Country for example we watch Undine Spragg a creature of pure ambition and greed as she goes through husband after husband in her search for wealth and status She leaves in her wake a negl

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    How interesting that this has an average rating of only 334 For me it's one of the strongest novels of the 21st century I've read so far Granted I don't read a lot of current literary fictionIt combines the pacing of a thriller the social acuit

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    45 starsBasically what Apeiron said in her beautiful reviewThere were a lot of scenes small and bigger that were marvelous This author has a rare keen eye for interpersonal dynamics and at some point I felt driven to google

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    Watching the Congressional hearings into Goldman Sachs made me appreciate the prescience of Adam Haslett's brilliant novel Union AtlanticWritten in the year before the economic collapse of 2009 Haslett's novel features a young gun investment b

  8. says:

    Very good with so many beautiful scenes insightful observations and interesting characters But the first chapters are pretty boring Still wondering how this got the Lambda because the LGBT part is just so minor

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    Union Atlantic has everything one could need from a contemporary novel except for perhaps a sense of humor Which i

  10. says:

    Another capable fictional response to the banking crisis Main character Doug Fanning is seemingly invincible he thinks he