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Author: Jonathan Safran Foer; Bruno Schulz
Publisher: [London] : Visual Editions, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With a different die-cut on every page, Tree of Codes explores previously unchartered literary territory. Initially deemed impossible to make, the book is a first -- as much a sculptural object as it is a work of masterful storytelling. Tree of Codes is the story of an enormous last day of life -- as one character's life is chased to extinction, Foer multi-layers the story with immense, anxious, at times  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Visual literature
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Named Person: Bruno Schulz; Bruno Schulz; Bruno Schulz
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Safran Foer; Bruno Schulz
ISBN: 9780956569219 0956569218
OCLC Number: 676728609
Notes: "Publisher's note: In order to write Tree of Codes, the author took an English language edition of Bruno Schulz's "The Street of Crocodiles" and cut into its pages, carving out a new story."--Title page verso.
Description: 134, [3] leaves; pages 137-139 ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Safran Foer.

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