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Ways of Going Home

Zambra, Alejandro

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Ways of Going Home
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The writer son of a quiet sympathizer with the Pinochet regime reflects on the progress of his novel, in which an unnamed boy from a Chilean suburb witnesses an earthquake and meets an older girl who asks him to spy on her uncle.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 0374286647
9780374286644
Branch Call Number: FICTION ZAMBRA 2013
Characteristics: 139 p. ;,20 cm
Additional Contributors: McDowell, Megan Translator

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The writer son of a quiet sympathizer with the Pinochet regime reflects on the progress of his novel, in which an unnamed boy from a Chilean suburb witnesses an earthquake and meets an older girl who asks him to spy on her uncle.

"Ways of Going Home" switches between author and character, past and present, reflecting with melancholy and rage on the history of a nation and on a generation born too late--the generation which, as the author-narrator puts it, learned to read and write while their parents became acco... Read More »


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