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The Autograph Man By Zadie Smith

The Autograph Man by Zadie Smith

Condition - Very Good
$15,49
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Summary

Following one Alex-Li Tandem - a twenty-something, Chinese-Jewish autograph dealer turned on by sex, drugs and organised religion, this title takes in London and New York, love and death, fathers and sons, as Alex tries to discover how a piece of paper can bring him closer to his heart's desire.

The Autograph Man Summary

The Autograph Man by Zadie Smith

From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Swing Time, White Teeth and On Beauty

'A pleasure from the first page to the last' Evening Standard

'A glorious concoction
by our most beguiling and original prose-wizard' Independent on Sunday

'Full of humour, the search for love and the fear of death... A touching, thoughtful, deeply felt rite-of-passage novel' Sunday Telegraph

The Autograph Man follows one Alex-Li Tandem: a twenty-something Chinese-Jewish autograph dealer turned on by sex, drugs and organised religion. From London to New York, love to death, fathers to sons, Alex tries to discover how a piece of paper can bring him closer to his heart's desire. Exposing our misconceptions about our idols - about ourselves - Zadie Smith delivers a brilliant, unforgettable tale about who we are and what we really want to be.

About Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time, as well as three collections of essays, Changing My Mind, Feel Free and Intimations, and a collection of short stories, Grand Union.

White Teeth won multiple awards, including the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Guardian First Book Award. On Beauty was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Orange Prize for Fiction, and NW was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

Zadie Smith is currently a tenured professor of fiction at New York University and a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books.

Additional information

GOR000421946
The Autograph Man by Zadie Smith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2003-05-22
432
0140276343
9780140276343
Winner of Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize for Fiction 2003 Winner of Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize: Fiction 2003 Short-listed for Orange Prize 2003 Short-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2003 Short-listed for Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2003 Short-listed for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2003
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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