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The piano cemetery

Author: José Luís Peixoto
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the working-class district of Benfica in Lisbon, The Piano Cemetery tells the story of a family, and especially of the hopes and fears of the fathers who pass the baton of the generations on to their sons.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Luís Peixoto
ISBN: 9780747599654 0747599653
OCLC Number: 649802197
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Description: 276 p. ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: Cemitério de pianos.
Responsibility: José Luís Peixoto ; translated from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn.
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