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IN THE COUNTRY OF LAST THINGS.

Auster, Paul.

ISBN 10: 0670814458 / ISBN 13: 9780670814459
Published by VIKING. NY 1987, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: IN THE COUNTRY OF LAST THINGS.

Publisher: VIKING. NY 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Anna Blume, searching for her brother who has disappeared, recounts her wanderings through a modern urban reprise of the Dark Ages where she becomes a member of a scavenger class in search of objects from the past

About the Author:

Paul Auster was born in Newark, New Jersey in the United Stat es in 1947. He graduated from Columbia University with an MA degree. In 1970 he worked as a merchant seaman on an Esso oil tanker. From 1971 to 1974 he lived in France, spending two years in Paris and one in Provence. After returning to New York in 1974, he began his writing career.Throughout the 1970s he wrote mainly poetry and essays which appeared in various magazines including the New York Review of Books. During the 1980s he concentrated on prose writing: a memoir and four novels were published.His screenplay Smoke and Blue in the Face was published in April 1996 to coincide with the release of the film, and in 1999 Faber published the screenplay Lulu on the Bridge. The Art of Hunger (a collection of essays, interviews and prose) and his Selected Poems were published in November 1998.He is the author of nine novels, including The New York Trilogy</

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