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Drifts

Author: Kate Zambreno
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At work on a novel that is overdue to her publisher, spending long days alone with her restless terrier, corresponding ardently with fellow writers, the novel's narrator grows obsessed with the challenge of writing the present tense, of capturing time itself. Entranced by the work of Rilke, Durer, Chantal Akerman, and others, she photographs the residents and strays of her neighborhood, haunts bookstores and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Novels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zambreno, Kate,
Drifts
New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.
(DLC) 2019044798
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Zambreno
ISBN: 9780593087213 0593087216
OCLC Number: 1122682523
Description: 327 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kate Zambreno.

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"At work on a novel that is overdue to her publisher, spending long days alone with her restless terrier, corresponding ardently with fellow writers, the novel's narrator grows obsessed with the challenge of writing the present tense, of capturing time itself. Entranced by the work of Rilke, Durer, Chantal Akerman, and others, she photographs the residents and strays of her neighborhood, haunts bookstores and galleries, and records her thoughts in a yellow notebook that soon subsumes her work on the novel. As winter closes in, a series of disturbances--the appearances and disappearances of enigmatic figures, the burglary of her apartment--leaves her distracted and uncertain . . . until an intense and tender disruption changes everything."--

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