Gods of Manhattan
by Scott Mebus
Cover Artist: Brandon Dorman
Dutton Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9780525479550
Date: 17 April 2008 List Price $17.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Book Description: Look. What do you see? Sidewalks, skyscrapers, pigeons? But theres more. More that only twelve-year-old Rory Hennessey can see. More that only Rory can reveal to others.
So, look again. What do you see? Layered on our own New York is a spirit city inhabited by warrior cockroaches, malevolent subway trains, kung fu rodents, hungry gargoyles, and children made entirely of papier-mache. Built by history and legend, its ruled by the Gods of Manhattan, lions of New York like Peter Stuyvesant and Babe Ruth.
Now everyone is racing to find Rorythe boy who can see. The boy who can change the destiny of New York.