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In the country of last things

Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1988, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the country of last things the masses are homeless, theft is so rampant it is no longer a crime, and death--by arranging either a suicide or assassination--is the only way out. Anna Blume comes to an unnamed city in search of her brother. In her struggle to survive, Anna becomes a scavenger in search of objects from the past to sell for food and shelter. But she will also find friendship--and even love--in this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Auster, Paul, 1947-
In the country of last things.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1988, ©1987
(OCoLC)644677955
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Auster
ISBN: 0140097058 9780140097054
OCLC Number: 16759146
Description: 188 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Paul Auster.

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"In the country of last things the masses are homeless, theft is so rampant it is no longer a crime, and death--by arranging either a suicide or assassination--is the only way out. Anna Blume comes to an unnamed city in search of her brother. In her struggle to survive, Anna becomes a scavenger in search of objects from the past to sell for food and shelter. But she will also find friendship--and even love--in this devastated world."--Page 4 of cover.

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