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Great house

Author: Nicole Krauss
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Connected solely by a desk of enormous dimension and many drawers that exerts a power over those who possess it or give it away, three people--a lonely American novelist clinging to the memory of a poet who has mysteriously vanished in Chile, an old man in Israel facing the imminent death of his wife of 51 years, and an esteemed antiques dealer tracking down the things stolen from his father by the Nazis--struggle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 9780393079982 0393079988 9780393340648 0393340643
OCLC Number: 601096650
Description: 289 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Nicole Krauss.

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Finalist for the 2010 National Book Award in FictionWinner of the 2011 ABA Indies Choice Honor Award in FictionWinner of the 2011 Anisfield-Wolf AwardShortlisted for the 2011 Orange Prize in Fiction  Read more...

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Krauss third novel is perhaps even more indicative [than The History of Love] of her ability to weave intricate storylines, craft emotionally layered characters and expertly draw out the pain, Read more...

 
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