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Great house : [a novel]

Author: Nicole Krauss
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Center Point large print edView all editions and formats
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Connected solely by a desk of enormous dimension and many drawers that exerts a power over those who possess it or give it away, three people--a lonely American novelist clinging to the memory of a poet who has mysteriously vanished in Chile, an old man in Israel facing the imminent death of his wife of 51 years, and an esteemed antiques dealer tracking down the things stolen from his father by the Nazis--struggle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Historical fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 9781602859418 1602859418
OCLC Number: 664260384
Description: 431 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Nicole Krauss.

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Connected solely by a desk of enormous dimension and many drawers that exerts a power over those who possess it or give it away, three people--a lonely American novelist clinging to the memory of a poet who has mysteriously vanished in Chile, an old man in Israel facing the imminent death of his wife of 51 years, and an esteemed antiques dealer tracking down the things stolen from his father by the Nazis--struggle to create a meaningful permanence in the face of inevitable loss.

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