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The poser : a novel

Author: Jacob Rubin
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"All his life, Giovanni Bernini has possessed an uncanny gift: he can imitate anyone he meets. Honed by his mother at a young age, the talent catapults him from small-town obscurity to stardom. As Giovanni describes it, "No one's disguise is perfect. There is in every person, no matter how graceful, a seam, a thread curling out of them. ... When pulled by the right hands, it will unravel the person entire." As his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Rubin
ISBN: 9780670016761 0670016764
OCLC Number: 881888130
Description: 242 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jacob Rubin.
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"All his life, Giovanni Bernini has possessed an uncanny gift: he can imitate anyone he meets. Honed by his mother at a young age, the talent catapults him from small-town obscurity to stardom. As Giovanni describes it, "No one's disguise is perfect. There is in every person, no matter how graceful, a seam, a thread curling out of them. ... When pulled by the right hands, it will unravel the person entire." As his fame grows, Giovanni encounters a beautiful and enigmatic stage singer, Lucy Starlight--the only person whose thread he cannot find--and becomes increasingly trapped inside his many poses. Ultimately, he must assume the one identity he has never been able to master: his own"--

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