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The Centaur

Updike, John

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ISBN 10: 0394418816 / ISBN 13: 9780394418810
Verlag: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963
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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "A triumph of love and art." THE WASHINGTON POST In a small Pennsylvania town in the late 1940s, schoolteacher George Caldwell yearns to find some meaning in his life. Alone with his teenage son for three days in a blizzard, Caldwell sees his son grow and change as he himself begins to lose touch with his life. Interwoven with the myth of Chiron, the noblest centaur, and his relationship to the Titan Prometheus, "The Centaur" is one of Updike's most brilliant novels. "From the Paperback edition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0394418816

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"A triumph of love and art." THE WASHINGTON POST

In a small Pennsylvania town in the late 1940s, schoolteacher George Caldwell yearns to find some meaning in his life. Alone with his teenage son for three days in a blizzard, Caldwell sees his son grow and change as he himself begins to lose touch with his life. Interwoven with the myth of Chiron, the noblest centaur, and his relationship to the Titan Prometheus, "The Centaur" is one of Updike's most brilliant novels.


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Klappentext: "A Triumph Of Love And Art."

-- The Washington Post

"A brilliant achievement...No one should need to be told that Updike has a mastery of the language matched in our time only by the finest poets."

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"A brilliant and moving novel."

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"A classic...A beautiful and memorable book."

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Titel: The Centaur

Verlag: Alfred A. Knopf

Erscheinungsdatum: 1963

Einband: Hardcover

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