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Clash of Civilizations over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio

Clash of Civilizations over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio( )
Author: Lakhous, Amara
Translator: Goldstein, Ann
ISBN:978-1-60945-043-4
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:Europa Editions, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
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The immigrant tenants of a building in Rome offer skewed accounts of a murder in this prize-winning satire by the Algerian-born Italian author (Publishers Weekly). Piazza Vittorio is home to a polyglot community of immigrants who have come to Rome from all over the world. But when a tenant is murdered in the building's elevator, the delicate balance is thrown into disarray. As each of the victim's neighbors is questioned by the police,...
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Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Author Biography
Lakhous, Amara (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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