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Want Not

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en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 13 May 2014

A New York Times Notable Book
A wonderful book, and there s no one I would not urge to read it . . . This is the work of a fluid, confident and profoundly talented writer who gets more fluid, more confident and seemingly more talented even within the book itself. Dave Eggers, New York Times Book Review
A highly inventive and corrosively funny story of our times, Want Not exposes three different worlds in various states of disrepair a young freegan couple living off the grid in New York City; a once-prominent linguist, sacked at midlife by the dissolution of his marriage and his father s losing battle with Alzheimer s; and a self-made debt-collecting magnate, whose brute talent for squeezing money out of unlikely places has yielded him a royal existence, trophy wife included.
Want and desire propel these characters forward toward something, anything, more, until their worlds collide, briefly, randomly, yet irrevocably, in a shattering ending that will haunt readers long after the last page is turned.
Shrewd, funny, and sometimes devastating . . . What Want Not does best, though, isn t plotting but portraits of humanity: the small epiphanies and private hurts of every person whose life, like the detritus they produce, is as beautifully mundane and unique as a fingerprint. Entertainment Weekly
An impassioned work of fiction. Dallas Morning News"

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780544228085
ISBN-10: 0544228081
Pagini: 400
Dimensiuni: 135 x 203 x 27 mm
Greutate: 0.48 kg
Editura: HMH Books
Colecția Mariner Books
Locul publicării: United States