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The Education of Arnold Hitler

Estrin, Marc

ISBN 10: 1932961038 / ISBN 13: 9781932961034
Edité par Unbridled Books, 2005
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Fine Couverture souple
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First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of INSECT DREAMS: THE HALF LIFE OF GREGOR SAMSA, the story of a baby boomer who must "navigate an absurd world of activists, academics, street warriors, and their meaningless words." Fine in pictorial wraps as issued. Signed by Estrin on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 72641

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Titre : The Education of Arnold Hitler

Éditeur : Unbridled Books

Date d'édition : 2005

Reliure : Soft Cover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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At once a chess master, a linguist, an athlete and an innocent in love, Arnold passes through the racial tensions of Mansfield, Texas (home of the author of Black Like Me) in the 1950s, the anti-war movement at Harvard, and both the Upper East Side and the Bowery, meeting Noam Chomsky, Al Gore, and Leonard Bernstein in the process, and finally learning the meaning of meaning.

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Marc Estrin’s illustrious debut, Insect Dreams — The Half-Life of Gregor Samsa, traced a most improbable and unfortunate innocent through the first half of the 20th Century from pre-Nazi Austria to the explosion of the first nuclear bomb. With the same galloping humor, the same fear and loathing, and a touch of the Dickensian, The Education of Arnold Hitler introduces Gregor’s human successor, a baby-boomer unfortunately named, who must navigate an absurd world of activists, academics, warriors, and their meaningless words.             Like the greatest works of Don Delillo, Richard Powers, and Jonathan Franzen, Arnold Hitler turns a powerful humor and a compassionate and cutting satire on the darkest issues of the age: the persistence of war and racism, the intractable force of history and culture, and the lies that words conceal.

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