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My Salinger Year

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en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 06 Apr 2015
Attwenty-three,afterleavinggraduateschooltopursueherdreamsofbecomingapoet,JoannaRakoffmovestoNewYorkCityandtakesajobasassistanttothestoriedliteraryagentforJ.D.Salinger.Shespendsherdaysintheplush,wood-panelledagency,whereDictaphonesandtypewritersstillreignandold-timeagentsdozeattheirdesksaftermartinilunches,andatnightshegoeshometothetiny,threadbareBrooklynapartmentsheshareswithhersocialistboyfriend.Precariouslybalancedbetweenglamourandpoverty,surroundedbytitanicpersonalitiesandstrugglingtotrustherownartisticsense,JoannaisgiventhetaskofansweringSalinger’svoluminousfanmail.Butasshereadsthecandid,heart-wrenchinglettersfromhisreadersaroundtheworld,shefindsherselfunabletotypeouttheagency’sdecades-oldformresponse.Instead,drawninexorablyintotheemotionalworldofSalinger’sdevotees,sheabandonsthetemplateandbeginswritingback…Poignant,keenlyobservedandirresistiblyfunny,MySalingerYearisamemoiraboutliteraryNewYorkinthelate1990s,apre-digitalworldonthecuspofvanishing,whereayoungwomanfindsherselfsweptintooneofthelastgreatstoriesandentangledwithoneofthelastgreatfiguresofthecentury.Aboveall,itisthecoming-of-agestoryofatalentedwriterandatestamenttotheuniversalpowerofbookstoshapeourlives.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781408833971
ISBN-10: 1408833972
Pagini: 249
Dimensiuni: 128 x 198 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.23 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

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Notă biografică

JoannaRakoffisapoetandtheauthorofthenovelAFortunateAge,whichwontheGoldbergPrizeforJewishFictionbyEmergingWriters,wasaNewYorkTimesEditors'Pick,awinneroftheElleReaders'PrizeandaSanFranciscoChroniclebestseller.Asajournalistandcritic,shehaswrittenfortheNewYorkTimes,theLosAngelesTimes,Vogue,TimeOutandO:TheOprahMagazine.TheBBCproducedaradiodocumentaryfollowingherasshetrackeddownthewriterofherfavouriteSalingerfanletter.ShehasdegreesfromColumbiaUniversity,UniversityCollegeLondonandOberlinCollege.JoannaRakofflivesinBoston.joannarakoff.com

Recenzii

Hereisthestoryofareaderbecomingawriter,ofayoungwomandecidingwhoshewillbe,ofthepowerofbooks.Hereisamemoirthatmanagestobedreamlikebutsharp,poignantbutunsentimental.HereisabookI’mgoingtohavetoinsistyoureadimmediately
JoannaRakoffistheliteraryworld’sLenaDunham,bothofthemwitty,sensitive,elegantlybaffled,zeitgeist-hittingBrooklynladiesoftheirrespectivehalf-generations
Thisisanimpossiblyexcellentread—aglowinglyentertaining,miss-your-subway-stopengrossing,note-perfectpieceofstorytelling
Anutterlybeguilingmemoir,notonlyaboutSalingerandabygoneeraofpublishing,butaboutrelationships,findingone’svoice,andsurvivinginthebigcity
Awarm,witty,occasionallyslypieceofstorytelling...Anaffectionatelovelettertoafirstjobinanindustrythatinjust20yearshaschangedbeyondrecognition
MySalingerYear’sreferencepoints,fromtheBrooklynbrownstonestotheDanishpastrieswolfedonthenumber6trainto51stStreet,areallAmerican,buttheemotionallandscapeitconjuresupwillbejustastrueforreadersonthissideofthepond.Anyonewhohasstruggledtofindtheirbearingsasanunworldlyyoungadultwillbedeeplymovedbyit–Icertainlywas