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Accordion crimes

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale of immigrants centered on an accordion brought to America in the 1880s. After its Italian owner is murdered, the instrument passes into the hands of other ethnic groups--German, French-Canadian, Mexican, Polish, Norwegian--and the novel describes their ceremonies, dreams and hates. By the author of The Shipping News.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Musical fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Proulx, Annie.
Accordion crimes.
New York : Scribner, ©1996
(OCoLC)604381881
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0684195488 9780684195483 0684831546 9780684831541 9780765107701 0765107708
OCLC Number: 34515071
Awards: Short-listed for Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (Fiction) 1997
Description: 381 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: E. Annie Proulx.

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A tale of immigrants centered on an accordion brought to America in the 1880s. After its Italian owner is murdered, the instrument passes into the hands of other ethnic groups--German, French-Canadian, Mexican, Polish, Norwegian--and the novel describes their ceremonies, dreams and hates. By the author of The Shipping News.

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Phoebe-Lou Adams"Atlantic Monthly"Splendid...Ms. Proulx is a magician. Gail Caldwell"Boston Sunday Globe"A daringly intelligent work with a soul as wide as the Mississippi. Kathleen Byrne"Globe and Read more...

 
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