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Author: Cynthia Ozick
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Atlantic Books, 2011.
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The collapse of her brief marriage has stalled Bea Nightingale's life, leaving her middle-aged and alone, teaching in an impoverished borough of 1950s New York. A plea from her estranged brother gives Bea the excuse to escape lassitude by leaving for Paris to retrieve a nephew she barely knows; but the siren call of Europe threatens to deafen Bea to the dangers of entangling herself in the lives of her brother's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Ozick
ISBN: 9781848877351 1848877358
OCLC Number: 730970818
Awards: Shortlisted for Orange Prize for Fiction 2012.
Description: 255 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Cynthia Ozick.

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Keynote 47 Foreign Bodies is a dazzling and profound exploration of the human face of the central relationship in the last century: that between the old world and the new. 'Such an absorbing  Read more...

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"Ozick's heady fiction springs from her deep critical involvement in literature, especially her fascination with Henry James, which emboldened her to lift the plot of his masterpiece, The Read more...

 
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