By Don DeLillo
Bucky Wunderlick, rock famous person and budding messiah, has hit a religious wall. In mid-tour he bolts fromhis band to gap up in a dingy East Village condo and separate himself from the paranoid desktop that propels the tradition he has helped create. As trustworthy enthusiasts wait for messages, Bucky encounters each type of roiling farce he's attempting to get away. A penetrating examine rock and roll's merger of paintings, trade and concrete decay, Great Jones Street "reflects our era's nighmares and hallucinations with all applicable lurid, tawdry colors" --The Cleveland undeniable Dealer.
From the alternate Paperback edition.