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Item Number:  01798084

 

 

Luck

 

Price: US$ 3.87

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Seller Name: BookNest
Member since 5/2010
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Location: Blairstown, New Jersey, United States

Listing Date: 5/10/2010
   
     
 

 

 

Item Description

 

Title: Luck Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Author: Hofmann, Gert; Hofmann, Michael Publication Date: 2004
Binding/Format: Softcover Edition:
Condition: New with no dust jacket ISBN: 0811216071
Inventory #: 24059    
       

 

Book is BRAND NEW! No remainder mark. ; 0.8 x 7.5 x 4.5 Inches; 272 pages; A heartwrenching tale of a family's dissolution told from a child's crystalline perspective.  

Luck is the beautiful, bittersweet, and very funny novel about a nuclear family living in a small German town—wonderfully translated by Gert Hofmann's son, acclaimed translator and poet Michael Hofmann. It begins and ends on the same day, the "last day" of the narrator's childhood as he prepares to leave home with Father, because Mother is waiting for her new man to arrive, and his sister will stay behind. Or will they really leave? Mother sits in her room, squirting herself with perfume. Father endlessly postpones his packing, hoping for a magical conversation that will mend his marriage. His little sister spits on her new dress, and asks....

 

 


 

 

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