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Joseph Anton : a memoir

Auteur : Salman Rushdie
Éditeur : New York : Random House, [2012] ©2012
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : First editionVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Autobiography
Biography
History
Personne nommée : Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie
Type d’ouvrage : Biography
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Salman Rushdie
ISBN : 9780812992786 0812992784 9780679643883 0679643885 9780224093989 0224093983
Numéro OCLC : 777657563
Récompenses : Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Book Prize: Biography 2013.
Description : xii, 636 pages ; 25 cm
Contenu : 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.
Responsabilité : Salman Rushdie.

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How do a writer and his family live with the threat of murder for over nine years? How does he go on working? How does he fall in and out of love? In this memoir, the author tells the story of one of  Lire la suite...

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"Joseph Anton conveys a clear and shaming picture of his ordeal... The reader is fully on Rushdie's side" -- Pankaj Mishra Guardian "[C]ompelling, affecting... Joseph Anton demonstrates Mr. Rushdie's Lire la suite...

 
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