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A Visit from Voltaire

Dinah Lee K?ng

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ISBN 10: 1870015843 / ISBN 13: 9781870015844
Published by Halban Publishers
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Title: A Visit from Voltaire

Publisher: Halban Publishers

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

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You can't keep a good man down . . . even when he's dead! When an American mother and ex-journalist is overwhelmed by her new Swiss home, a visitor pops out of nowhere offering to relieve her son's asthma, her husband's distracted absence and her problems grappling with village life. Is he the village crackpot or - as he claims - the Greatest Mind of the Eighteenth Century? This talkative character in kneebreeches and a powdered wig is the last straw. Though she begs him to disappear, he unpacks his moldy trunk and a lifetime of stories instead. Slowly "V." becomes her stalwart best friend as they laugh, bicker and he teaches her the best lesson of all: how to live life to its fullest.

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Dinah Lee Küng worked for twenty years as a journalist in Asia, notably China, for Business Week, The Economist, The International Herald Tribune, and The Washington Post.

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