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Anthony De Sa

Editorial: Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 2008
ISBN 10: 0385664362 / ISBN 13: 9780385664363
Usado / Hardcover / Cantidad: 1
Librería: Bag End Books (MISSISSAUGA, ON, Canada)
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Título: Barnacle Love [SIGNED CANADIAN 1ST/1ST]

Editorial: Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto

Año de publicación: 2008

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Fine

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Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition


A fine copy in purple boards with silver lettering on the spine in a fine, unclipped dustjacket showing a price of $27.95. This is a first edition, first printing with the number line down to "1".SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. No other markings and not a remainder. DJ in brodart. N° de ref. de la librería 001807

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Sinopsis: Shortlisted for the 2008 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Like Wayson Choy and David Bezmozgis before him, Anthony De Sa captures, in stories brimming with life, the innocent dreams and bitter disappointments of the immigrant experience.

At the heart of this collection of intimately linked stories is the relationship between a father and his son. A young fisherman washes up nearly dead on the shores of Newfoundland. It is Manuel Rebelo who has tried to escape the suffocating smallness of his Portuguese village and the crushing weight of his mother?s expectations to build a future for himself in a terra nova. Manuel struggles to shed the traditions of a village frozen in time and to silence the brutal voice of Maria Theresa da Conceicao Rebelo, but embracing the promise of his adopted land is not as simple as he had hoped.

Manuel?s son, Antonio, is born into Toronto?s little Portugal, a world of colourful houses and labyrinthine back alleys. In the Rebelo home the Church looms large, men and women inhabit sharply divided space, pigs are slaughtered in the garage, and a family lives in the shadow cast by a father?s failures. Most days Antonio and his friends take to their bikes, pushing the boundaries of their neighbourhood street by street, but when they finally break through to the city beyond they confront dangers of a new sort.

With fantastic detail, larger-than-life characters and passionate empathy, Anthony De Sa invites readers into the lives of the Rebelos and finds there both the promise and the disappointment inherent in the choices made by the father and the expectations placed on the son.

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Dirección: MISSISSAUGA, ON, Canada

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