Book Review of Motherless Brooklyn

Motherless Brooklyn
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Orphans in Brooklyn's St. Vincent's Home for Boys, recruted by a small-time mobster Frank Minna's limo service cum detective agency. The story becomes a detective story trying to solve Minna's murder. Lionel Essrog is the main character having Tourettic impulses driving him to bark, count, and rip apart our language in startling and different ways. During his trip into the underworld he discovers his mentor was really just a low level thief and thug in the shadowy world of the Brooklyn underground.