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Wonder Boys

Chabon, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0679415882 / ISBN 13: 9780679415886
Editorial: Villard, New York, 1995
Usado Condición Very Good Hardcover
Librería: Bookplate (Chestertown, MD, Estados Unidos de America) Cantidad: 1

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A modern classic, now in a welcome new edition, Wonder Boys firmly established Michael Chabon as a force to be reckoned with in American fiction. At once a deft parody of the American fame factory and a piercing portrait of young and old desire, this novel introduces two unforgettable characters: Grady Tripp, a former publishing prodigy now lost in a fog of pot and passion and stalled in the midst of his endless second book, and Grady?s student, James Leer, a budding writer obsessed with Hollywood self-destruction and struggling with his own searching heart. All those who love Michael Chabon?s The Yiddish Policemen?s Union and his Pulitzer Prize-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay will find the same elegant imagination, bold humor, and undeniable warmth at work in Wonder Boys.

?[A] wise, wildly funny story . . . Chabon is a flat-out wonderful writer? evocative and inventive, pointed and poignant.?
?Chicago Tribune

?Whether making us laugh or making us feel the breathtaking impermanence of things, Michael Chabon keeps us wide awake and reading.?
?All Things Considered

?Beguiling and wickedly smart . . . There is first-rate satirical farce in Chabon?s novel but essentially it is something rarer: satirical comedy.?
?Los Angeles Times Book Review


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Biografía del autor: Michael Chabon is the author of Wonder Boys, which won universal critical acclaim and was made into a feature film starring Michael Douglas. Entertainment Weekly included his latest, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, on its list of the best books of 2000. Both are available from Brilliance Audio. He received his B.A. from The University of Pittsburgh and his M.F.A. from the University of California at Irvine. He lives with his wife and two children in California.

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Título: Wonder Boys

Editorial: Villard, New York

Año de publicación: 1995

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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