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Author: Tom McCarthy
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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"Opening in England at the turn of the twentieth centry, C is the story of Serge Carrefax, whose father experiments with wireless communication while running a school for deaf children. Serge grows up amid the noise and silence with his brilliant but troubled older sister, Sophie: an intense sibling relationship that haunts him as he heads off into an equally troubled larger world. As Serge goes from a Bohemian spa  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Epic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom McCarthy
ISBN: 9780307388216 0307388212
OCLC Number: 693809672
Description: 388 pages; 21 cm.
Other Titles: C :
Responsibility: Tom McCarthy.

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"Opening in England at the turn of the twentieth centry, C is the story of Serge Carrefax, whose father experiments with wireless communication while running a school for deaf children. Serge grows up amid the noise and silence with his brilliant but troubled older sister, Sophie: an intense sibling relationship that haunts him as he heads off into an equally troubled larger world. As Serge goes from a Bohemian spa to the skies of World War I, and from a German prison camp into the tombs of Egypt, we follow his life through the tumultuous course of the nascent modern era."--p. [4] cover.

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