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4 3 2 1

Auster Paul



Price: $32.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780571324637
Published: January 2017

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This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.

This program is narrated by--and includes a bonus interview with--the author.

Paul Auster's greatest, most heartbreaking and satisfying novel--a sweeping and surprising story of birthright and possibility, of love and of life itself: a masterpiece.

Nearly two weeks early, on March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson's life will take four simultaneous and independent fictional paths. Four identical Fergusons made of the same DNA, four boys who are the same boy, go on to lead four parallel and entirely different lives. Family fortunes diverge. Athletic skills and sex livesand friendships and intellectual passions contrast. Each Ferguson falls under the spell of the magnificent Amy Schneiderman, yet each Amy and each Ferguson have a relationship like no other. Meanwhile, listeners will take in each Ferguson's pleasures and ache from each Ferguson's pains, as the mortal plot of each Ferguson's life rushes on.

As inventive and dexterously constructed as anything Paul Auster has ever written, yet with a passion for realism and a great tenderness and fierce attachment to history and to life itself that listeners have never heard from Auster before.4 3 2 1 is a marvelous and unforgettably affecting tour de force.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780571324637
Published: January 2017

Number of pages: 880
Width: 15.3 mm
Height: 5.4 mm
Depth: 23.5 mm

Publisher: not specified

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