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Divisadero (Spanish Edition)

Divisadero (Spanish Edition)

by Michael Ondaatje

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 28/03/2017

Tras El paciente ingl s, Ondaatje reafirma en Divisadero su extraordinaria capacidad para moverse en el dif cil terreno de los sentimientos y para tratar las pasiones, las p rdidas y la persistencia del pasado. Un relato de inusual intensidad y belleza.

En la m s ntima y hermosa de sus historias, Michael Ondaatje narra la vida de Anna, quien tras un brutal suceso acontecido en su hogar, tendr que dejar atr s la vida en la granja de California y empezar un nuevo camino en el sur de Francia. Lejos de su padre, de su gemela Claire y de Coop -un misterioso muchacho acogido por la familia- encontrar en la literatura y en la reconstrucci n de la biograf a de un importante escritor la manera de conciliarse con su pasado.


From the celebrated author of The English Patient and Anil's Ghost comes a remarkable, intimate novel of intersecting lives that ranges across continents and time.

In the 1970s in Northern California a father and his teenage daughters, Anna and Claire, work their farm with the help of Coop, an enigmatic young man who makes his home with them. Theirs is a makeshift family, until it is shattered by an incident of violence that sets fire to the rest of their lives. Divisadero takes us from San Francisco to the raucous backrooms of Nevada's casinos and eventually to the landscape of southern France.
As the narrative moves back and forth through time and place, we find each of the characters trying to find some foothold in a present shadowed by the past.

Classic fiction
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Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje is the author of several novels, as well as a memoir, a nonfiction book on film, and several books of poetry.

Among his many Canadian and international recognitions, his novel The English Patient won the Man Booker Prize, and was adapted into a multi-award winning Oscar movie; and Anil’s Ghost won the Giller Prize, the Irish Times International Fiction Prize, and the Prix Médicis.

Born in Sri Lanka, Michael Ondaatje lives in Toronto.

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