9780141019970

The History of Love

Krauss, Nicole

ISBN 10: 0141019972 / 0-14-101997-2
ISBN 13: 9780141019970

Publication Date: 2006

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A young girl, hoping to find a cure for her mother's loneliness, stumbles across a book that changed her mother's life and she goes in search of the author. Soon these and other worlds collide in 'The History of Love', a captivating story of the power of love, of loneliness and of survival.


 
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The History of Love (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780141019970)
Krauss, Nicole
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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2006 and winner of the 2006 Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger, The History of Love by bestselling author Nicole Krauss explores the lasting power of the written word and the lasting power of love. When I was born my mother named me after every girl in a book my father gave her called The History of Love . Fourteen-year-old Alma Singer is trying to find a cure for her mother s loneliness. Believing she might discover it in an old book her mother is lovingly translating, she sets out in search of its author. Across New York an old man called Leo Gursky is trying to survive a little bit longer. He spends his days dreaming of the love lost that sixty years ago in Poland inspired him to write a book. And although he doesn t know it yet, that book also survived: crossing oceans and generations, and changing lives. Wonderfully affecting.brilliant, touching and remarkably poised . ( Sunday Telegraph ). A tender tribute to human valiance. Who could be unmoved by a cast of characters whose daily battles are etched on out mind in such diamond-cut prose? ( Independent on Sunday ). Devastating.one of the most passionate vindications of the written word in recent fiction. It takes one s breath away . ( Spectator ). Nicole Krauss is an American bestselling author who has received international critical acclaim for her first three novels: Great House (shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011), The History of Love and Man Walks into a Room (shortlisted for the LA Times Book Award), all of which are available in Penguin paperback. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141019970

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The History of Love (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780141019970)
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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2006 and winner of the 2006 Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger, The History of Love by bestselling author Nicole Krauss explores the lasting power of the written word and the lasting power of love. When I was born my mother named me after every girl in a book my father gave her called The History of Love . Fourteen-year-old Alma Singer is trying to find a cure for her mother s loneliness. Believing she might discover it in an old book her mother is lovingly translating, she sets out in search of its author. Across New York an old man called Leo Gursky is trying to survive a little bit longer. He spends his days dreaming of the love lost that sixty years ago in Poland inspired him to write a book. And although he doesn t know it yet, that book also survived: crossing oceans and generations, and changing lives. Wonderfully affecting.brilliant, touching and remarkably poised . ( Sunday Telegraph ). A tender tribute to human valiance. Who could be unmoved by a cast of characters whose daily battles are etched on out mind in such diamond-cut prose? ( Independent on Sunday ). Devastating.one of the most passionate vindications of the written word in recent fiction. It takes one s breath away . ( Spectator ). Nicole Krauss is an American bestselling author who has received international critical acclaim for her first three novels: Great House (shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011), The History of Love and Man Walks into a Room (shortlisted for the LA Times Book Award), all of which are available in Penguin paperback. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141019970

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, London, 2006. Book Condition: New. Language: english. Fourteen-year-old Alma Singer is trying to find a cure for her mother's loneliness. Believing she might discover it in an old book her mother is lovingly translating, she sets out in search of its author. Across New York an old man called Leo Gursky is trying to survive a little bit longer. Bookseller Inventory # 5321037

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The History of Love, Nicole Krauss, Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2006 and winner of the 2006 Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger, "The History of Love" by bestselling author Nicole Krauss explores the lasting power of the written word and the lasting power of love. 'When I was born my mother named me after every girl in a book my father gave her called "The History of Love".' Fourteen-year-old Alma Singer is trying to find a cure for her mother's loneliness. Believing she might discover it in an old book her mother is lovingly translating, she sets out in search of its author. Across New York an old man called Leo Gursky is trying to survive a little bit longer. He spends his days dreaming of the love lost that sixty years ago in Poland inspired him to write a book. And although he doesn't know it yet, that book also survived: crossing oceans and generations, and changing lives."Wonderfully affecting.brilliant, touching and remarkably poised". ("Sunday Telegraph"). "A tender tribute to human valiance. Who could be unmoved by a cast of characters whose daily battles are etched on out mind in such diamond-cut prose?" ("Independent on Sunday"). "Devastating.one of the most passionate vindications of the written word in recent fiction. It takes one's breath away". ("Spectator"). Nicole Krauss is an American bestselling author who has received international critical acclaim for her first three novels: "Great House" (shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011), "The History of Love" and "Man Walks into a Room" (shortlisted for the LA Times Book Award), all of which are available in Penguin paperback. Bookseller Inventory # B9780141019970

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