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The hundred-year house

Author: Rebecca Makkai
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A dazzlingly original new novel from the acclaimed author of The Borrower. Now, Makkai returns with an ingenious novel set on an historic estate that once housed an arts colony. Doug, the husband of the estate's heir, desperately needs the colony files to get his stalled academic career back on track. But what he discovers when he finally gets his hands on them is more than he bargained for. Doug may never learn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Relationships
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Makkai
ISBN: 9780525426684 052542668X
OCLC Number: 861478903
Description: 338 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Rebecca Makkai.

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"A dazzlingly original new novel from the acclaimed author of The Borrower. Now, Makkai returns with an ingenious novel set on an historic estate that once housed an arts colony. Doug, the husband of the estate's heir, desperately needs the colony files to get his stalled academic career back on track. But what he discovers when he finally gets his hands on them is more than he bargained for. Doug may never learn the house's secrets, but the reader will, as Makkai leads us on a thrilling journey into the past of this eccentric family"--

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