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Author: César Aira; Chris Andrews
Publisher: New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Having just turned fifty years old Aira returns to a café in his hometown, Coronel Pringles, to write this book which consists of a series of short chapters meditating on and searching for the events that were significant to him during the past fifty years. Between anecdotes, and memories, the author ponders the origins of his truths, about literature meant as much for the writer as for the reader, about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: César Aira; César Aira; César Aira
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: César Aira; Chris Andrews
ISBN: 9780811219099 0811219097
OCLC Number: 1041893913
Notes: Originally published in Spain as Cumpleaños by DeBOLS!LLO.
"A New Directions Paperbook Original"
Description: 80 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Cumpleaños.
Responsibility: César Aira ; translated by Chris Andrews.

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"Having just turned fifty years old Aira returns to a café in his hometown, Coronel Pringles, to write this book which consists of a series of short chapters meditating on and searching for the events that were significant to him during the past fifty years. Between anecdotes, and memories, the author ponders the origins of his truths, about literature meant as much for the writer as for the reader, about ignorance, knowledge, and death"--

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