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Sophie's choice

Author: William Styron
Publisher: New York, New York : Bantam Books, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The time is 1947. Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, has settled in America. Stingo, a 22 year-old aspiring novelist from Virginia, is drawn to Sophie and Nathan--a madly romantic couple whose instability and flamboyance utterly capture his imagination. The deeper Stingo sinks into these people's lives, the more he learns that each harbors terrible secrets.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Styron
ISBN: 0553135457 9780553135459
OCLC Number: 6475619
Notes: "Bantam edition / July 1980"--Verso of title-page.
"Published simultaneously in the United States and Canada"--Verso of title-page.
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1979.
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction, 1980.
Description: 626 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: William Styron.

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The time is 1947. Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, has settled in America. Stingo, a 22 year-old aspiring novelist from Virginia, is drawn to Sophie and Nathan--a madly romantic couple whose instability and flamboyance utterly capture his imagination. The deeper Stingo sinks into these people's lives, the more he learns that each harbors terrible secrets.

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