Teju Cole Open City

ISBN 13: 9780571279432

Open City

3,51 valoración promedio
( 10.342 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780571279432: Open City
Críticas:

Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for a distinguished first book of fiction
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award
" "
"Reminiscent of the works of W.G. Sebald, this dreamy, incantatory debut was the most beautiful novel I read this year--the kind of book that remains on your nightstand long after you finish so that you can continue dipping in occasionally as a nighttime consolation." -Ruth Franklin, "The New Republic"
"A psychological hand grenade." -Alexis Madrigal, "The Atlantic," Best Books I Read This Year
"A meditative and startlingly clear-eyed first novel." -"Newsweek"/Daily Beast Writers' Favorite Books 2011
"This year, literary discovery came, for me, in the form of Teju Cole's debut novel, "Open City," a deceptively meandering first-person narrative about a Nigerian psychiatry resident in New York. The bonhomous flaneur who strolls Manhattan from top to bottom, reveals, in the course of his walking meditations, both more about the city and about himself than we - or indeed he - could possibly anticipate. Cole writes beautifully; his protagonist is unique; and his novel, utterly thrilling." -Clare Messud in the" Globe and Mail"
"On the surface, the story of a young, foreign psychiatry resident in post-9/11 New York City who searches for the soul of the city by losing himself in extended strolls around teeming Manhattan. But it's really a story about a lost nation struggling to regain a sense of direction after that shattering, disorienting day 10 years ago. A quiet, lyrical and profound piece of writing." -"Seattle Times," 32 of the Year's Best Books
"[Open City is] lean and mean and bristles with intelligence. The multi-culti characters and streets of New York are sharply observed and feel just right...Toward the end, there's a poignant, unexpected scene in a tailor's shop that's an absolute knockout." -Jessica Hagedorn, author of Toxicology in Salon.com "Writers choose their

Reseña del editor:

The past, if there is such a thing, is mostly empty space, great expanses of nothing, in which significant persons and events float. Nigeria was like that for me: mostly forgotten, except for those few things that I remembered with outsize intensity. Along the streets of Manhattan, a young Nigerian doctor doing his residency wanders aimlessly. The walks meet a need for Julius: they are a release from the tightly regulated mental environment of work, and they give him the opportunity to process his relationships, his recent breakup with his girlfriend, his present, his past. Though he is navigating the busy parts of town, the impression of countless faces does nothing to assuage his feelings of isolation. But it is not only a physical landscape he covers; Julius crisscrosses social territory as well, encountering people from different cultures and classes who will provide insight on his journey - which takes him to Brussels, to the Nigeria of his youth, and into the most unrecognizable facets of his own soul. A hunting novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss, dislocation, and surrender, Teju Cole's "Open City" seethes with intelligence. Written in a clear, rhythmic voice that lingers, this book is a mature, profound work by an important new author who has much to say about our world.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Teju Cole
Editorial: FABER FABER, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Main. 194 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the bestselling debut novel from a writer heralded as the twenty-first-century W. G. Sebald. A haunting novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss and surrender, Open City follows a young Nigerian doctor as he wanders aimlessly along the streets of Manhattan. For Julius the walks are a release from the tight regulations of work, from the emotional fallout of a failed relationship, from lives past and present on either side of the Atlantic. Isolated amid crowds of bustling strangers, Julius criss-crosses not just physical landscapes but social boundaries too, encountering people whose otherness sheds light on his own remarkable journey from Nigeria to New York - as well as into the most unrecognisable facets of his own soul. Nº de ref. de la librería LIB9780571279432

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,00
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Teju Cole
Editorial: FABER FABER, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Main. 194 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the bestselling debut novel from a writer heralded as the twenty-first-century W. G. Sebald. A haunting novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss and surrender, Open City follows a young Nigerian doctor as he wanders aimlessly along the streets of Manhattan. For Julius the walks are a release from the tight regulations of work, from the emotional fallout of a failed relationship, from lives past and present on either side of the Atlantic. Isolated amid crowds of bustling strangers, Julius criss-crosses not just physical landscapes but social boundaries too, encountering people whose otherness sheds light on his own remarkable journey from Nigeria to New York - as well as into the most unrecognisable facets of his own soul. Nº de ref. de la librería LIB9780571279432

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,75
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Teju Cole
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Cantidad: 10
Librería
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97805712794320000000

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,76
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Teju Cole
Editorial: Faber and Faber 2012-02-02 (2012)
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Faber and Faber 2012-02-02, 2012. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-LBR-01019297

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 6,69
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,46
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Teju Cole
Editorial: Faber and Faber 2012-02-02 (2012)
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Faber and Faber 2012-02-02, 2012. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-GRD-04818164

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 7,42
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,46
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Cole, Teju
Editorial: Faber & Faber (2012)
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 10
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Faber & Faber, 2012. Estado de conservación: New. 2012. Main. Paperback. A novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss and surrender. It follows a young Nigerian doctor as he wanders aimlessly along the streets of Manhattan. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 174 x 17. Weight in Grams: 214. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780571279432

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,90
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Irlanda a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Cole, Teju
Editorial: Faber & Faber
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 10
Librería
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Faber & Faber. Estado de conservación: New. 2012. Main. Paperback. A novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss and surrender. It follows a young Nigerian doctor as he wanders aimlessly along the streets of Manhattan. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 174 x 17. Weight in Grams: 214. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780571279432

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,97
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Teju Cole
Editorial: Faber & Faber
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 5
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Faber & Faber. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Open City (Main), Teju Cole, This is the bestselling debut novel from a writer heralded as the twenty-first-century W. G. Sebald. A haunting novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss and surrender, Open City follows a young Nigerian doctor as he wanders aimlessly along the streets of Manhattan. For Julius the walks are a release from the tight regulations of work, from the emotional fallout of a failed relationship, from lives past and present on either side of the Atlantic. Isolated amid crowds of bustling strangers, Julius criss-crosses not just physical landscapes but social boundaries too, encountering people whose otherness sheds light on his own remarkable journey from Nigeria to New York - as well as into the most unrecognisable facets of his own soul. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780571279432

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 5,21
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,86
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Teju Cole
Editorial: Faber & Faber (2012)
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 10
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Faber & Faber, 2012. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería L9780571279432

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,17
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,49
De Alemania a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Teju Cole
Editorial: Faber & Faber 2012-02-02, London (2012)
ISBN 10: 0571279430 ISBN 13: 9780571279432
Nuevos paperback Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Faber & Faber 2012-02-02, London, 2012. paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780571279432

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,01
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 5,20
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda