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Autore: Shirley Hazzard
Editore: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Fiction : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Shirley Hazzard
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Numero OCLC: 52341650
Riconoscimenti: National Book Award, Fiction, 2003
Descrizione: 278 pages ; 24 cm
Responsabilità: Shirley Hazzard.
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In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself.

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