Gate at the Stairs (BOK)

Lorrie Moore

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With America quietly gearing up for war in the Middle East, twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin, a 'half-Jewish' farmer's daughter from the plains of the Midwest, has come to university - escaping her provincial home to encounter the complex world of culture and politics. When she takes a job as a part-time nanny to a couple who seem at once mysterious and glamorous, Tassie is drawn into the life of their newly-adopted child and increasingly complicated household. As her past becomes increasingly alien to her - her parents seem older when she visits; her disillusioned brother ever more fixed on joining the military - Tassie finds herself becoming a stranger to herself. As the year unfolds, love leads her to new and formative experiences - but it is then that the past and the future burst forth in dramatic and shocking ways. Refracted through the eyes of this memorable narrator, "A Gate at the Stairs" is a lyrical, beguiling and wise novel of our times.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Lorrie Moore
Forlag
FABER & FABER
ISBN 9780571249466
Antall sider 336 Dimensjoner 12,7cm x 19,9cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 268 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd