Aaron is a nice but klutzy Jewish kid from Queens by way of the Bronx whose adolescent sexual fantasies get him involved in...

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THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF AARON AMSTED

Aaron is a nice but klutzy Jewish kid from Queens by way of the Bronx whose adolescent sexual fantasies get him involved in a plot to blow up City Hall. A desperate phone call from the pick-up of yesterday evening brings him to the scene of a murder in her apartment. He is interrogated by the police and the FBI, trailed and beaten by the puffed-up anarchists, seduced by the girl (who turns out to be Jewish), finally caught in the crossfire between cops and conspirators and brought before a judge who is a friend of his cousin the shyster lawyer and anyway far more interested in cherry danish than our hero. Lighthearted and cutesy as the studio greeting cards Aaron writes for a living -- with much regional humor about riding subways and getting laid in the conventional Second Avenue singles-bar manner.

Pub Date: May 1, 1974

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Walker

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 1, 1974