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The Polish boxer

Author: Eduardo Halfon; Daniel Hahn
Publisher: New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Covers a vast landscape of human experience while enfolding a search for origins: a grandson tries to make sense of his Polish grandfather's past and the story behind his numbered tattoo; a Serbian classical pianist longs for his forbidden heritage; a Mayan poet is torn between his studies and filial obligations; a striking young Israeli woman seeks answers in Central America; a university professor yearns for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo Halfon; Daniel Hahn
ISBN: 9781934137536 1934137537
OCLC Number: 783151783
Description: 188 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Distant --
Twaining --
Epistrophy --
White Smoke --
The Polish Boxer --
Postcards --
Ghosts --
Piroutte --
A Speech at Póvoa --
Sunsets.
Other Titles: Boxeador polaco.
Responsibility: Eduardo Halfon ; translated by Daniel Hahn, Ollie Brock, Lisa Dillman, Thomas Bunstead, and Anne McLean.

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International Latino Book Award Finalist"New York Times" "Editor's Choice" "Los Angeles Times" "Holiday Gift Recommendation"Two-time "San Francisco Chronicle" "Top Shelf" selection"Shelf Unbound" Top Read more...

 
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