East Of The West : A Country in Stories (Paperback)

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Publisher St Martins Pr
Mfg Part# 9781250007612
SKU 225909301
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1250007615
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Editors Note A grandson tries to buy the corpse of Lenin on eBay for his Communist grandfather. A failed wunderkind steals a golden cross from an Orthodox church. A boy meets his cousin (the love of his life) once every five years in the river that divides their village into east and west. These are Miroslav Penkov's strange, unexpectedly moving visions of his home country, Bulgaria, and they are the stories that make up his beguiling and deeply felt debut.||In East of the West, Penkov writes with great empathy of centuries of tumult; his characters mourn the way things were and long for things that will never be. But even as they wrestle with the weight of history, with the debt to family, with the pangs of exile, the stories in East of the West are always light on their feet, animated by Penkov's unmatched eye for the absurd.
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Number of Pages 0240
Publisher Picador USA

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