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Ghosts

Author: César Aira; Chris Andrews
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ghosts revolves around an immigrant worker's family squatting on the haunted construction site of a luxury condominium building. All of the workmen and their wives and children see the ghosts, who literally hang around the place, but one teenage girl becomes the most curious. Her questions about the ghosts get so intense that her mother - in a chilling split-second - realizes her daughter's life hangs in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aira, César, 1949-
Ghosts.
New York : New Directions, 2008
(OCoLC)659540955
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: César Aira; Chris Andrews
ISBN: 9780811217422 0811217426
OCLC Number: 227016273
Notes: "A New Directions Paperbook Original, NDP1133."
Description: 139 p. ; 19 cm.
Other Titles: Fantasmas.
Responsibility: Cesar Aira ; translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews.

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"Ghosts revolves around an immigrant worker's family squatting on the haunted construction site of a luxury condominium building. All of the workmen and their wives and children see the ghosts, who literally hang around the place, but one teenage girl becomes the most curious. Her questions about the ghosts get so intense that her mother - in a chilling split-second - realizes her daughter's life hangs in the balance."

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