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The imperfectionists : a novel

Author: Tom Rachman
Publisher: Toronto : Anchor Canada, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the war in Iraq, the climate in meltdown and bin Laden still in hiding, the staff of an English-language newspaper in Rome has plenty to fill its columns. But its journalists are far more concerned with their own personal affairs. A desperate aging correspondent in Paris wrestles with his temptation to use his estranged son to stretch a story. A lonesome newspaper executive falls for the man she just fired.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Rachman
ISBN: 9780385671033 0385671032
OCLC Number: 659175796
Notes: Includes a reader's guide, with a conversation between Malcolm Gladwell and Tom Rachman, plus questions for discussion.
Description: viii, 281 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Tom Rachman.

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"With the war in Iraq, the climate in meltdown and bin Laden still in hiding, the staff of an English-language newspaper in Rome has plenty to fill its columns. But its journalists are far more concerned with their own personal affairs. A desperate aging correspondent in Paris wrestles with his temptation to use his estranged son to stretch a story. A lonesome newspaper executive falls for the man she just fired. And an eccentric publisher pays less attention to his struggling paper than to his magnificent basset hound, Schopenhauer"--Book cover.

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