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The size of the world : a novel

Author: Joan Silber
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An engineer in Vietnam is shaken when he discovers why his company's planes are getting lost, a marriage between a Thai Muslim and an American woman sparks a terrible family fight, and a young woman in 1920s Siam experiences her brother's colonial stance.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Silber
ISBN: 9780393059090 039305909X 9780393334890 0393334899
OCLC Number: 181139322
Description: 322 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Envy --
Independence --
Paradise --
Allegiance --
Loyalty --
The other side of the world.
Responsibility: Joan Silber.
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Silber's richly imagined novel--set in wartime Vietnam, Thailand, Mexico, Sicily, and contemporary America--follows men and women whose jolting encounters with the unfamiliar force them to realize  Read more...

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Starred Review. In Silber s magnificent fiction . . . the characters lifetimes pass with a page-turning effortlessness that belies their intense, moving depths. "

 
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