A biting satire, JR features JR, an eleven-year-old capitalist, who embodies the cash culture he grows up in.The young JR manipulates his meagre economic beginnings including a shipment of Navy surplus picnic forks, a defaulted bond issue and turns them into a massive paper empire.
The novel's satiric assault upon the American Dream, and the economics it represents makes a compulsive read andthe seminal American novel.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 726 pages
- Publisher: Atlantic Books
- Publication Date: 10/09/2003
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781843541653