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The Fortress of Solitude

The Fortress of Solitude

Author(s): Jonathan Lethem

Location(s): Brooklyn

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Second half of the 20th Century



Dean Street, Brooklyn. When Abraham and Rachel Ebdus arrive there in the early 1970s, they are among the first whites to venture into a mainly black neighborhood that is just beginning to be called Boerum Hill.

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A vibrant portrayal of Brooklyn and the evolution of a neighbourhood over three decades.

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