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The world to come : a novel

Author: Dara Horn
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Having stolen a million-dollar Marc Chagall masterpiece, thirty-year-old quiz-show writer Benjamin Ziskind and his twin sister work to evade the police and evaluate the eighty-year-old link between their family and the famous painting.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Jewish fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Marc Chagall
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dara Horn
ISBN: 0393051072 9780393051070 0393329062 9780393329063
OCLC Number: 60454215
Notes: "Reading group guide": p. [317]-[326]).
Description: 314, [12] p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Dara Horn.

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With astonishing grace and simplicity, Horn interweaves a real art heist, history, biography, theology, and Yiddish literature. Richly satisfying, utterly unique, her novel opens the door to "the  Read more...

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This book is the real thing. --Julia Livshin"

 
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