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The Girl with the Glass Heart

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Elly Kaufman is too young, too beautiful, and too intense to accept life on its own terms; instead, she creates havoc in the worl... Weiterlesen
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Elly Kaufman is too young, too beautiful, and too intense to accept life on its own terms; instead, she creates havoc in the world around her
In postwar Indianapolis, young dreamer Elly is navigating adolescence in a tight-knit family. Her search for truth leads her through a variety of experiences-and loves. To a famous architect, she is a symbol of undying youth; to a struggling actor, she is the unspoiled image of creative will; to an ex-GI, she is a thief; to a young musician, she is the source of inspiration. But what will Elly be to herself?


Daniel Stern (1928-2007) was an American novelist and scholar. Raised in New York City, he was an accomplished cellist and promising composer before he began his writing career. After graduating from the High School of Music and Art in New York, he earned positions with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Houston Symphony and played with renowned jazz musician Charlie Parker. He also served as the vice president of major media companies including Warner Bros. and CBS. In addition to publishing nine novels and three collections of short fiction, Stern also served as the editor of Hampton Shorts. As an author, Stern is celebrated for his explorations of post-World War II Jewish-American life; his novels' formal experimentation; and, in the short-story genre, his innovation of the "twice-told tale." His writing won many awards throughout his career, including the International Prix du Souvenir from the Bergen Belsen Society and the French government; the Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; two Pushcart Prizes; two O. Henry Awards; and the honor of publication in The Best American Short Stories. In addition to serving on the faculty of the University of Houston's creative writing program, he taught at Wesleyan, Pace, New York, and Harvard Universities.


Titel: The Girl with the Glass Heart
Untertitel: A Novel
EAN: 9781480444133
ISBN: 978-1-4804-4413-3
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Open Road Integrated Media
Genre: Erzählende Literatur
Anzahl Seiten: 299
Veröffentlichung: 24.09.2013
Jahr: 2013
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 1.4 MB