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Accordion Crimes

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 544 Nombre de pages
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When an accordion-maker is murdered, his finest button accordion carries the novel on to illuminate the lives of the founders of a... Lire la suite
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When an accordion-maker is murdered, his finest button accordion carries the novel on to illuminate the lives of the founders of a nation. Nine intricately connected stories allow Mexicans, Poles, Germans, Irish, Scots and Franco-Canadians to express their fantasies, sorrows and exuberance.

Auteur

Annie Proulx published her first novel 'Postcards' in 1991 at the age of 56. 'The Shipping News' won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Award and the Irish Times International Prize. Her third novel, 'Accordian Crimes', was published in 1996. She is also the author of three short-story collections, 'Heart Songs' (1994), 'Close Range' (1999) and 'Bad Dirt' (2004). Brokeback Mountain was made into an Oscar-winning film in 2005. 'Fine Just the Way It Is', her third collection of Wyoming short stories was published in 2008.

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The third novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'The Shipping News', 'Accordion Crimes' spans generations, continents and a century and confirms the hallucinatory power of Proulx's writing.



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The third novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of `The Shipping News', `Accordion Crimes' spans generations, continents and a century and confirms the hallucinatory power of Proulx's writing.

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Titre: Accordion Crimes
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Code EAN: 9781857025750
ISBN: 978-1-85702-575-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Harper Collins
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 544
Poids: 434g
Taille: H197mm x B128mm x T35mm
Année: 1997

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