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The mayor's tongue

Author: Nathaniel Rich
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Riverhead trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Eugene, a devotee of the reclusive and monstrous author, Constance Eakins, and Mr. Schmitz, who has been receiving ominous letters from an old friend, embark from New York for Italy, where the line between imagination and reality begins to blur and stories take on a life of their own. Over this strange, spectral landscape looms the Mayor, a mythic and monstrous figure considered a "beautiful creator" by his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Rich
ISBN: 9781594483684 159448368X
OCLC Number: 368249369
Description: 310 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Nathaniel Rich.

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Eugene, a devotee of the reclusive and monstrous author, Constance Eakins, and Mr. Schmitz, who has been receiving ominous letters from an old friend, embark from New York for Italy, where the line between imagination and reality begins to blur and stories take on a life of their own. Over this strange, spectral landscape looms the Mayor, a mythic and monstrous figure considered a "beautiful creator" by his townspeople.

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