Autor: Sigrid Nunez
CHF 16.50
ISBN: 978-0-349-01283-4
Einband: Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
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'A passionatehonesty grips the heart of The Last of Her Kind, a subtle and profoundly movingnovel about friendship, romantic idealism, and shame' O,The Oprah Magazine


Ann Drayton and Georgette George meet as college roommates in New Yorkin 1968. Ann, who comes from a wealthy family, is brilliant and idealistic. Georgette,who has grown up in poverty, is mystified by Ann's romanticization of theunderprivileged class, which Georgette is hoping college will enable her toescape. An intense and difficult friendship is born. Years after a fight endstheir friendship, Ann is convicted of murder. As Georgette struggles tounderstand what has happened, she is led back to their shared history and to anexamination of the revolutionary era in which the two women came of age.

'A remarkableand disconcerting vision of a troubled time in American history, and of itsrepercussions for national and individual identity' New Yorker


'An unflinchingexamination of justice, race and political idealism that brings to mind PhilipRoth's American Pastoral and thetenacious intelligence of Nadine Gordimer' New York Times


'Nunez takes usbeneath the surface to the essential mysteries of the human heart' WallStreet Journal

This engrossing, beautiful novel will enthrall readers
B-Format Paperback

'A passionatehonesty grips the heart of The Last of Her Kind, a subtle and profoundly movingnovel about friendship, romantic idealism, and shame' O,The Oprah Magazine


Ann Drayton and Georgette George meet as college roommates in New Yorkin 1968. Ann, who comes from a wealthy family, is brilliant and idealistic. Georgette,who has grown up in poverty, is mystified by Ann's romanticization of theunderprivileged class, which Georgette is hoping college will enable her toescape. An intense and difficult friendship is born. Years after a fight endstheir friendship, Ann is convicted of murder. As Georgette struggles tounderstand what has happened, she is led back to their shared history and to anexamination of the revolutionary era in which the two women came of age.

'A remarkableand disconcerting vision of a troubled time in American history, and of itsrepercussions for national and individual identity' New Yorker


'An unflinchingexamination of justice, race and political idealism that brings to mind PhilipRoth's American Pastoral and thetenacious intelligence of Nadine Gordimer' New York Times


'Nunez takes usbeneath the surface to the essential mysteries of the human heart' WallStreet Journal

This engrossing, beautiful novel will enthrall readers
B-Format Paperback
Autor Sigrid Nunez
Verlag Little, Brown and Company
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2019
Seitenangabe 416 S.
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.6 cm x B12.6 cm x D3.0 cm 283 g
Coverlag Virago (Imprint/Brand)

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