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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:978-1-933372-61-7
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:Europa Editions, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

A small culturally mixed community living in an apartment building in the center of Rome is thrown into dissaray when one of the tenants is murdered. As each of the victim's neighbors is questioned by the police, readers are offered an all-access pass into the most colorful neighborhood in contemporary Rome. Each character takes his or her turn "giving evidence," recounting his or her story--the drama of racial identity, the anxieties and daily humiliations born of a life spent on...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.33 x 8.24 x 0.43 Inches
Book Weight:0.42 Pounds
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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