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The history of love

Author: Nicole Krauss
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sixty years after a book's publication, its author remembers his lost love and missing son, while a teenage girl named for one of the book's characters seeks her namesake, as well as a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0393060349 9780393060348 9780393328622 0393328627
OCLC Number: 57452397
Awards: Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Best Read of the Year 2006.
Shortlisted for Orange Prize 2006.
Description: 252 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Nicole Krauss.

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Inspired by her four grandparents (from four different countries), Krauss tells the story of a man who, 60 years ago in the Polish village where he was born, fell in love and wrote a book. And though  Read more...

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A significant novel, genuinely one of the year s best. Emotionally wrenching yet intellectually rigorous, idea-driven but with indelible characters and true suspense. "

 
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