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The Clothes on Their Backs

Linda Grant

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ISBN 10: 1844085414 / ISBN 13: 9781844085415
Editorial: Virago, London, 2008
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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Fine unread softcover original in unread condition. SIGNED by author and dated to title page. N° de ref. de la librería P068

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Título: The Clothes on Their Backs

Editorial: Virago, London

Año de publicación: 2008

Encuadernación: Softcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: n/a

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: 1st.

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Sinopsis:

In a red brick mansion block off the Marylebone Road, Vivien, a sensitive, bookish girl grows up sealed off from both past and present by her timid refugee parents. Then one morning a glamorous uncle appears, dressed in a mohair suit, with a diamond watch on his wrist and a girl in a leopard-skin hat on his arm. Why is Uncle Sandor so violently unwelcome in her parents' home? This is a novel about survival - both banal and heroic - and a young woman who discovers the complications, even betrayals, that inevitably accompany the fierce desire to live. Set against the backdrop of a London from the 1950s to the present day, The Clothes on Their Backs is a wise and tender novel about the clothes we choose to wear, the personalities we dress ourselves in, and about how they define us all.

About the Author:

Linda Grant is a novelist and journalist. She won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2000 and the Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage in 2006. She writes for the Guardian, Telegraph and Vogue.

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