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Faces in the crowd

Author: Valeria Luiselli; Christina MacSweeney
Publisher: Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2014. ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A multi-layered story told by two narrators: a 21st-century Emily Dickinson living in Mexico City who relates to the world vicariously through her children and a past that both overwhelms and liberates her, and a dying poet living in a run-down apartment in Philadelphia in the 1950s. While she tells the story of her past as a young editor in New York City desperately trying to convince a publisher to translate and  Read more...
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Luiselli, Valeria, 1983-
Faces in the crowd.
Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2014
(DLC) 2013035161
(OCoLC)859045901
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valeria Luiselli; Christina MacSweeney
ISBN: 9781566893558 1566893550
OCLC Number: 877767007
Notes: "English translation copyright © Christina MacSweeney 2012"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of L.A. Times Book Prize (First Fiction) 2014
Commended for Best Translated Book Award (Fiction) 2015
Description: 1 online resource (146 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Praise for Faces in the Crowd; Title Page; Copyright Page; Epigraph; FACES IN THE CROWD; About the Author; About Coffee House Press; Funders; Manifesto Avelo: An essay from Sidewalks by Valeria Luiselli.
Other Titles: Ingrávidos.
Responsibility: by Valeria Luiselli ; translated from the Spanish by Christina MacSweeney.
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