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Emmaus - a book by Baricco, Alessandro


Emmaus( )
Author: Baricco, Alessandro
Translator: Goldstein, Ann
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:McSweeney's Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.00
Book Description:

Four teenage boys stand on a bridge in the rain, staring down at a fast-flowing river. They're not talking; they're all thinking about the beautiful and enigmatic Andre--only a few months before, she had piled on every piece of clothing she owned and jumped into the black water below. Since then, the boys have been obsessed with the girl who tried to kill herself--the girl who takes men one after another into the bathroom of the local cinema, and who is forcing these devout...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Coming Of Age
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.66 x 7.72 x 0.38 Inches
Book Weight:0.418 Pounds
Author Biography
Baricco, Alessandro (Author)
Ann Goldstein was born in 1950 and grew up in Maplewood, New Jersey. She attended Bennington College in Vermont and University College in London. She works as an editor and translator of Italian. She is best known as a translator of the works by Elena Ferrante's, Neapolitan Quartet. She has also translated works by Jhumpa Lahiri and Primo Levi. Her awards include 1993, 2002 Fellowship of the American Academy in Rome, a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship, and the PEN Renato Poggioli Translation Award.


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