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Luminous airplanes

Author: Paul LaFarge
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After his grandfather dies, a young programmer must go back to Thebes, a town so isolated that the residents have their own language, and soon begins a romance with an old flame and reflects on other ghosts of the past.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul LaFarge
ISBN: 9780374194314 0374194319
OCLC Number: 706021002
Description: 245 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Paul La Farge.

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In September 2000, a young programmer comes home from a festival in the Nevada desert and learns that his grandfather has died, and that he has to return to Thebes, a town which is so isolated that  Read more...

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