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Joseph Anton : a memoir

Autor: Salman Rushdie
Verlag: New York : Random House, [2012] ©2012
Ausgabe/Medienart   Gedrucktes Buch : Biografie : Englisch : First editionAlle Ausgaben und Medienarten anzeigen
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On February 14, 1989, Salman Rushdie received a call from a journalist informing him that he had been "sentenced to death" by the Ayatollah Khomeini. It was the first time Rushdie heard the word fatwa. His crime? Writing a novel, The Satanic Verses, which was accused of being "against Islam, the Prophet, and the Quran." So begins the extraordinary story of how a writer was forced underground for more than nine  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Autobiographies
Autobiography
Biography
History
NonFiction
Literary
Political
Religious
Name: Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie
Medienart: Biografie
Dokumenttyp Buch
Alle Autoren: Salman Rushdie
ISBN: 9780812992786 0812992784 9780679643883 0679643885 9780224093989 0224093983
OCLC-Nummer: 777657563
Auszeichnungen: Short-listed for James Tait Black Prize 2013 (UK)
Short-listed for James Tait Black Memorial Book Prize: Biography 2013
Beschreibung: xii, 636 pages ; 25 cm
Inhalt: The first blackbird --
A Faustian contract in reverse --
"Manuscripts don't burn" --
Year zero --
The trap of wanting to be loved --
"Been down so long it looks like up to me" --
Why it's impossible to photograph the Pampas --
A truckload of dung --
Mr. Morning and Mr. Afternoon --
His millenarian illusion --
At the Halcyon Hotel.
Verfasserangabe: Salman Rushdie.

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On 14 February 1989, Valentine's Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been 'sentenced to death' by the Ayatollah Khomeini. In this remarkable memoir Rushdie  Weiterlesen…

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