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The book of illusions : a novel

Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: New York : Picador : Henry Holt and Co., 2003, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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Professor David Zimmer is drinking himself to death over the death of his family in a plane crash when one night he sees a clip from a film by the silent comedian Hector Mann. Mann vanished in 1929, but his films have begun to reappear anonymously in film archives around the world. Zimmer embarks on a journey to study the films, and thus begins a story within a mystery within a fable.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Auster
ISBN: 0312421818 9780312421816
OCLC Number: 52640380
Description: 321 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Paul Auster.
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Professor David Zimmer is drinking himself to death over the death of his family in a plane crash when one night he sees a clip from a film by the silent comedian Hector Mann. Mann vanished in 1929, but his films have begun to reappear anonymously in film archives around the world. Zimmer embarks on a journey to study the films, and thus begins a story within a mystery within a fable.

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