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The Clothes on Their Backs

A Novel

The Clothes on Their Backs( )
Author: Grant, Linda
ISBN:978-1-4391-5005-4
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Orange Prize winner and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008, Linda Grant has created an enchanting portrait of a woman who, having endured unbearable loss, finds solace in the family secrets her estranged uncle reveals. In vivid and supple prose, Grant subtly constructs a powerful story of family, love, and the hold the past has on the present. Vivien Kovacs, a sensitive, bookish girl grows up sealed off from the world by her timid Hungarian refugee parents, who...
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Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / General



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