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Family Romance A Love Story (Paperback)

Author:  John Lanchester
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0143112953
ISBN-13: 9780143112952
Sku: 205098073
Publish Date: 2/1/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 1T
Pages:  370
Age Range:  22 to UP
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Although his family may have been atypical, the dynamics of family life and their patterns are instantly recognizable in this memoir by acclaimed novelist Lanchester. Part detective work, part remarkable evocation of character, this is, above all, compelling storytelling.
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The prize-winning author of The Debt to Pleasure and Fragrant Harbor describes his atypical youth as the son of an international banker and former nun, the loving protective family shell he needed to overcome in order to mature, and the secrets that overshadowed his parents' lives. Reprint.The prize-winning author of The Debt to Pleasure and Fragrant Harbor describes his atypical youth as the son of an international banker and former nun, the loving protective family shell he needed to overcome in order to mature, and the secrets that overshadowed his parents' lives. Reprint.
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In this finely wrought memoir, novelist John Lancaster describes how his businessman father's early death and the discovery of his mother's secret identity made him rethink his life and eventually become a writer.
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John Lanchester
John Lanchester has lived in Calcutta, Rangoon, Brunei, and Hong Kong. He attended St. John's College, Oxford. His work has included book reviewing, book editing, sports reporting and obituary writing, as well as restaurant reviewing. He has served as deputy editor of the London Review of Books.

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"[A] lovingly told account of how one storyteller came to be." (starred review) 12/18/2006
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   18
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0370
Product attributePublisher:   Penguin Books
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