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A partial history of lost causes : a novel

Author: Jennifer DuBois
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Abandoning her life when her father succumbs to Huntington's disease, Massachusetts native Irina discovers an unanswered letter from her father to an internationally renowned chess champion and political dissident, whom she decides to visit in Russia.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Political fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer DuBois
ISBN: 9781400069774 1400069777 9780812982176 0812982177 9780679604747 067960474X
OCLC Number: 702647842
Awards: Commended for Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award (First Fiction) 2013
Description: 372 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer DuBois.

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Abandoning her life when her father succumbs to Huntington's disease, Massachusetts native Irina discovers an unanswered letter from her father to an internationally renowned chess champion and political dissident, whom she decides to visit in Russia.

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