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Antoni Libera; Agnieszka Kołakowska
|Description:||vi, 439 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Responsibility:||Antoni Libera ; translated from the Polish by Agnieszka Kołakowska.|
"In a sequence of marvelously funny but sobering maneuvers, he finds out much more than he expected - about politics, Poland, and the Spanish Civil War, and his own passion for theater and art - all while his loved one continues to elude him. Yet without his realizing it, his efforts - largely bookish and literary - to close in on Madame are his first steps to liberation as an artist.
Later, during a stint as a teacher-in-training in his old school, he discovers that he himself has become a legendary figure to a new generation of students, and he begins to understand the deceits and blessings of myth, and its redemptive power."--BOOK JACKET.
- Young men -- Poland -- Fiction.
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- First loves.
- Political science.
- Teacher-student relationships.
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