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The Brooklyn follies

Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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" Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. Divorced, retired, estranged from his only daughter, the former life insurance salesman seeks only solitude and anonymity. Then Glass encounters his long-lost nephew, Tom Wood, who is working in a local bookstore. Through Tom and his charismatic boss, Harry, Nathan's world gradually broadens to include a new set of acquaintances, which leads him to a reckoning with his
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Auster
ISBN: 0805077146 9780805077148 0312429002 9780312429003
OCLC Number: 57475869
Description: 306 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Paul Auster.
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" Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. Divorced, retired, estranged from his only daughter, the former life insurance salesman seeks only solitude and anonymity. Then Glass encounters his long-lost nephew, Tom Wood, who is working in a local bookstore. Through Tom and his charismatic boss, Harry, Nathan's world gradually broadens to include a new set of acquaintances, which leads him to a reckoning with his past."--Publisher's website.

Retired life insurance salesman Nathan Glass moves to Brooklyn to find anonymity and solitude through his declining years, but a chance meeting with Tom Wood, his long-lost nephew, forces him to come to terms with his past.

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