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The Visible World

The Visible World( )
Author: Slouka, Mark
ISBN:978-0-547-05367-7
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

An immensely moving, powerfully romantic novel about the vagaries of love and the legacy of war, The Visible World is narrated by the American-born son of Czech immigrants. His New York childhood, lived in a boisterous community of the displaced, is suffused with stories: fragments of European history, Czech fairy tales, and family secrets gleaned from overheard conversations. Central in his young imagination is the heroic account of the seven Czech parachutists who, in 1942,...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Historical / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 7.875 x 0.606 Inches
Book Weight:0.562 Pounds
Author Biography
Slouka, Mark (Author)
Mark Slouka is a graduate of Columbia University and he has taught at Harvard and the University of California at San Diego. He currently teaches at Columbia and lives in New York City with his wife and children.




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