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Butterflies in November

Author: Auður A Ólafsdóttir; Brian Fitzgibbon, (Translator)
Publisher: New York : Black Cat, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After a day of being dumped--twice--and accidentally killing a goose, a young woman yearns for a tropical vacation far from the chaos of her life. Instead, her plans are wrecked by her best friend's four-year-old deaf-mute son, thrust into her reluctant care. But when the boy chooses the winning numbers for a lottery ticket, the two of them set off on a road trip across Iceland with a glove compartment stuffed full  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Road fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Auður A Ólafsdóttir; Brian Fitzgibbon, (Translator)
ISBN: 9780802123183 080212318X
OCLC Number: 897343357
Language Note: Translated from the Icelandic.
Notes: This translation originally published: London : Pushkin Press, 2013.
Description: 296 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Rigning í nóvember.
Responsibility: Auđur Ava Ólafsdóttir ; translated from the Icelandic by Brian FitzGibbon.

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"With subtle prose and sardonic humor Olafsdottir upends expectations." Carmela Ciuraru, "New York Times" "Quirky and enchanting . . . a tale of resilient spirits on a journey." "Boston Globe" "This Read more...

 
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