Literature: The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
The first novel by award-winning author Michael Chabon
, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
(1988) is a coming of age story following a young man, Art Bechenstein, as he finishes college and falls in a with a new group of friends in the following summer. Furthermore, his background as the son of a member of an organized crime family also complicates his relationships with his new friends and lovers.
It was adapted into a film in 2009, which was not well-received.
This book provides examples of: