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Songs for the butcher's daughter : a novel

Autore: Peter Manseau
Editore: New York : Free Press, 2008.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Summer, sweltering, 1996. A book warehouse in western Massachusetts. A man at the beginning of his adult life -- and the end of his career rope -- becomes involved with a woman, a language, and a great lie that will define his future. Most auspiciously of all, he runs across Itsik Malpesh, a ninetysomething Russian immigrant who claims to be the last Yiddish poet in America. When a set of accounting ledgers in which  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Fiction
Family saga fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Peter Manseau
ISBN: 9781416538707 1416538704 9781847373137 1847373135 9781416538714 1416538712
Numero OCLC: 180755942
Descrizione: 370 pages ; 24 cm
Responsabilità: Peter Manseau.
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Reminiscent of Nicole Krauss's "The History of Love," Manseau's debut novel introduces readers to two people whose lives merge unexpectedly in the last years of the 20th century: Itsik Malpesh, a  Per saperne di più…

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