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Hope: a tragedy

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Hope a tragedy by Shalom Auslander. Advanced reading copy. Published by Picador 2012. Paperback. Top edges and spine are faded.

Solomon Kugel wishes for nothing more than to be nowhere, to be in a place with no past, no history, no wars, no genocides. The rural town of Stockton, New York, is famous for nothing: No one was born there, no one died there, nothing of any import has ever happened there, which is exactly why Kugel decided to move his family there. To begin again. To start anew. But it isn't quite working out that way. His ailing mother stubbornly holds on to life, and won't stop reminiscing about the Nazi concentration camps she never actually suffered through. To complicate matters further, some lunatic is burning down farmhouses just like the one he bought, and he fears his is next. And when, one night, Kugel discovers history - a living, breathing, thought-to-be-dead specimen of history - hiding in his attic, bad very quickly becomes worse.

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Author(s):
Auslander Shalom
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21x14x2.5cm
Edition:
1st . Advanced reading copy.
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1447207653
ISBN-13:
9781447207658
Number of pages:
292
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
Hope: a tragedy

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Hope a tragedy by Shalom Auslander. Advanced reading copy. Published by Picador 2012. Paperback. Top edges and spine are faded.

Solomon Kugel wishes for nothing more than to be nowhere, to be in a place with no past, no history, no wars, no genocides. The rural town of Stockton, New York, is famous for nothing: No one was born there, no one died there, nothing of any import has ever happened there, which is exactly why Kugel decided to move his family there. To begin again. To start anew. But it isn't quite working out that way. His ailing mother stubbornly holds on to life, and won't stop reminiscing about the Nazi concentration camps she never actually suffered through. To complicate matters further, some lunatic is burning down farmhouses just like the one he bought, and he fears his is next. And when, one night, Kugel discovers history - a living, breathing, thought-to-be-dead specimen of history - hiding in his attic, bad very quickly becomes worse.

Author(s):
Auslander Shalom
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21x14x2.5cm
Edition:
1st . Advanced reading copy.
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1447207653
ISBN-13:
9781447207658
Number of pages:
292
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
Hope: a tragedy

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