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Eric Packer is a twenty eight year old multi billionaire asset manager We join him on what will become a particularly eventful April day in turn of the twenty first century Manhattan He s on a personal odyssey, to get a haircut Sitting in his stretch limousine as it moves across town, he finds the city at a virtual standstill because the President is visiting, a rapper s funeral is proceeding, and a violent protest is being staged in Times Square by anti globalist groups Most worryingly, Eric s bodyguards are concerned that he may be a targetAn electrifying study in affectlessness, infused with deep cynicism and measured detachment a harsh indictment of the life denying tendencies of capitalism as brutal a dissection of the American dream as Wolfe s Bonfire or Ellis s Psycho, Don DeLillo s Cosmopolis is a caustic prophecy all too quickly realized

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