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Preparation for the next life

Author: Atticus Lish
Publisher: London : Oneworld Publications, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [New editionView all editions and formats
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Den kinesiske, illegale immigrant Zou Lei søger i New York en vej ud af håbløsheden gennem hårdt arbejde i usle køkkener og ved styrketræning. En dag møder hun den psykisk syge krigsveteran Skinner der værdsætter hendes styrke og omsorg
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Atticus Lish
ISBN: 9781780748337 1780748337 9781780747781 1780747780
OCLC Number: 947780092
Notes: Originaludgave: 2014
[Nyt oplag], 2016
Awards: Winner of PEN/Faulkner Prize 2015 (United States)
Winner of Paris Review Plimpton Prize for Fiction 2015 (United States)
Description: 417 sider

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