Lasting City: The Anatomy of Nostalgia

Lasting City: The Anatomy of Nostalgia

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23.49 Lasting City: The Anatomy of Nostalgia

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013

A profoundly American work with distinct echoes of Samuel Beckett, Lasting City hypnotizes with its symphonic lyricism. Enjoined by his dying mother to "tell everything," James McCourt was liberated by this deathbed wish to do just that. The result is Lasting City, a gripping, uniquely McCourt invention: an operatic recollection that braids a nostalgic portrait of old-Irish New York with a boy’s funny, gutter-snipe precocity… (more)

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Vibrantly, blissfully sublime.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Liveright (October 14, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 791 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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