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Love and obstacles : stories

Author: Aleksandar Hemon
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The linked stories of "Love and Obstacles" center around a young man from Yugosalvia who immigrates to America. In dazzling prose, Hemon (himself an immigrant from Yugoslavia) portrays the complications, "the obstacles," of growing up in a Communist but cosmopolitan country, and the disintegration of that country and the consequent uprooting and move to America in young adulthood.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksandar Hemon
ISBN: 9781594488641 1594488649 9781594484612 1594484619
OCLC Number: 262428482
Description: 209 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Stairway to heaven --
Everything --
The conductor --
Good living --
Szmura's room --
The bees, part 1 --
American commando --
The noble truths of suffering.
Responsibility: Aleksandar Hemon.
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The linked stories of "Love and Obstacles" center around a young man from Yugosalvia who immigrates to America. In dazzling prose, Hemon (himself an immigrant from Yugoslavia) portrays the complications, "the obstacles," of growing up in a Communist but cosmopolitan country, and the disintegration of that country and the consequent uprooting and move to America in young adulthood.

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