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Auster, Paul

ISBN 10: 0670825093 / ISBN 13: 9780670825097
Published by Viking Press, 1989
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A mesmerizing narrative of an orphan child of the sixties, Marco Stanley Fogg, that spans three generations. Dust jacket shows a faint bit of rubbing, o/w fine. No remainder mark. Bright and clean collectible copy. Bookseller Inventory # 000916

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Publisher: Viking Press

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Cloth/boards HB

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus

Edition: First Edition

About this title


Marco Stanley Fogg is an orphan, a child of the sixties, a quester tirelessly seeking the key to his past, the answers to the ultimate riddle of his fate. As Marco journeys from the canyons of Manhattan to the deserts of Utah, he encounters a gallery of characters and a series of events as rich and surprising as any in modern fiction.

Beginning during the summer that men first walked on the moon, and moving backward and forward in time to span three generations, Moon Palace is propelled by coincidence and memory, and illuminated by marvelous flights of lyricism and wit. Here is the most entertaining and moving novel yet from an author well known for his breathtaking imagination.

About the Author:

Paul Auster is the best-selling author of Invisible, Moon Palace, Mr Vertigo, The Brooklyn Follies, The Book of Illusions and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. In 2006 he was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.Among his other honours are the Independent Spirit Award for the screenplay of Smoke and the Prix Medicis Etranger for Leviathan. He has also been short-listed for both the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (The Book of Illusions) and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (The Music of Chance). His work has been translated into more than thirty languages.He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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