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The Polish boxer

Auteur : Eduardo Halfon; Daniel Hahn
Éditeur : New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2012.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Fiction : English : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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"Covers a vast landscape of human experience while enfolding a search for origins: a grandson tries to make sense of his Polish grandfather's past and the story behind his numbered tattoo; a Serbian classical pianist longs for his forbidden heritage; a Mayan poet is torn between his studies and filial obligations; a striking young Israeli woman seeks answers in Central America; a university professor yearns for  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Fiction
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Eduardo Halfon; Daniel Hahn
ISBN : 9781934137536 1934137537
Numéro OCLC : 783151783
Description : 188 pages ; 20 cm
Contenu : Distant --
Twaining --
Epistrophy --
White Smoke --
The Polish Boxer --
Postcards --
Ghosts --
Piroutte --
A Speech at Póvoa --
Sunsets.
Autres titres : Boxeador polaco.
Responsabilité : Eduardo Halfon ; translated by Daniel Hahn, Ollie Brock, Lisa Dillman, Thomas Bunstead, and Anne McLean.

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The English-language debut of a major Latin American writer.  Lire la suite...

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International Latino Book Award Finalist"New York Times" Editors Choice "Los Angeles Times" Holiday Gift Recommendation Two-time "San Francisco Chronicle" Top Shelf selection"Shelf Unbound" Top 10 Lire la suite...

 
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