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The private lives of trees

Author: Alejandro Zambra; Megan McDowell
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Open Letter, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of a single night: a young professor of literature named Julian is reading to his step-daughter Daniela and nervously waiting for his wife Veronica to return from her art class. Each night, Julian has been improvising a betime story for Daniela - and each Sunday working on a novel about a man tending to his bonsai - but something about this night is different.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Zambra; Megan McDowell
ISBN: 9781934824245 1934824240
OCLC Number: 526084015
Notes: Originally published in Spanish as La vida privada de los arboles, 2007.
Description: 98 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Vida privada de los árboles.
Responsibility: Alejandro Zambra ; translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell.

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The story of a single night: a young professor of literature named Julian is reading to his step-daughter Daniela and nervously waiting for his wife Veronica to return from her art class. Each night, Julian has been improvising a betime story for Daniela - and each Sunday working on a novel about a man tending to his bonsai - but something about this night is different.

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