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Memory wall : stories

Author: Anthony Doerr
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Set on four continents, Anthony Doerr's new stories are about memory, the source of meaning and coherence in our lives, the fragile thread that connects us to ourselves and to others. Every hour, says Doerr, all over the globe, an infinite number of memories disappear. Yet at the same time children, surveying territory that is entirely new to them, push back the darkness, form fresh memories, and remake the world.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Doerr
ISBN: 9781439182840 1439182841
OCLC Number: 746900480
Notes: "Includes a bonus story, "The Deep," winner of the Sunday Times (UK) Short Story Award 2011"--Cover.
Awards: Winner of Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award (Regional Book) 2011
Winner of Story Prize (Fiction Collection) 2010
Description: 267 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Memory wall --
Procreate, generate --
The demilitarized zone --
Village --
The river Nemunas --
Afterworld --
The deep.
Responsibility: Anthony Doerr.

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Set on four continents, Anthony Doerr's new stories are about memory, the source of meaning and coherence in our lives, the fragile thread that connects us to ourselves and to others. Every hour, says Doerr, all over the globe, an infinite number of memories disappear. Yet at the same time children, surveying territory that is entirely new to them, push back the darkness, form fresh memories, and remake the world.

Set on four continents, stories about memory.

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