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ISBN 10: 0805092862 / ISBN 13: 9780805092868
Published by Holt, NY, 2010
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8vo, pp. 308. Paper over boards. A nice copy in scuffed dj. A novel. Bookseller Inventory # 51767

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Publisher: Holt, NY

Publication Date: 2010

Edition: First Edition.

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HardCover. Pub Date :2010-11-1 Pages: 309 Publisher: Yanbian Education Press Sunset Park follows the hopes and fears of a cast of unforgettable characters brought together by the mysterious Miles Heller during the dark months of the 2008 economic collapse An. enigmatic young man employed as a trash-out worker in southern Florida obsessively photographing thousands of abandoned objects left behind by the evicted families. A group of young people squatting in an apartment in Sunset Park. Brooklyn. The Hospital for Broken Things. which specializes in repairing the artifacts of a vanished world. William Wylers 1946 classic The Best Years of Our Lives. A celebrated actress preparing to return to Broadway. An independent publisher desperately trying to save his business and his marriage. These are just some of the elements Auster magically weaves together in this immensely moving ...


'You cannot but read on. Auster is a natural storyteller and a great stylist.' --Time Out

'This is Auster, so nothing turns out as you expect ... Compelling.' --Sunday Telegraph

'Intense and engrossing.' --Times Literary Supplement

'A gripping, carefully judged novel, as always from Paul Auster.' --Evening Standard

'Intense and engrossing.' --Times Literary Supplement

'Urgent, spare novel that probes ideas of personal responsibility and self-determination.' --Financial Times

'Intense and engrossing.' --Times Literary Supplement

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