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Memory wall / Anthony Doerr.

Memory wall / Anthony Doerr.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
F DOER
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
F DOER
Adult Fiction   Paddington . On Loan . 6 Jul 2021
. Catalogue Record 790936 ItemInfo Beginning of record . Catalogue Record 790936 ItemInfo Top of page .
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Field name Details
ISBN 9780007367726 (paperback)
0007367724 (paperback)
Author Doerr, Anthony, 1973- author.
Title Memory wall / Anthony Doerr.
Publisher/Date London : Fourth Estate, 2012.
©2010
Pagination etc. 243 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents note First published: 2011.
Memory wall -- Procreat, generate -- The demilitarized zone -- Village 113 -- The river Nemunas -- Afterworld.
Summary Note Anthony Doerr's brilliant new collection of stories is about memory: the source of meaning and coherence in our lives, and the fragile thread that connects us to ourselves and to others. Now includes The Deep, which was awarded the 2011 Sunday Times Short Story Award. In the luminous title story, a young boy in South Africa comes to possess an old woman's secret, a piece of the past with the power to redeem a life. In The River Nemunas, a teenaged orphan moves from Kansas to Lithuania, and discovers a world in which myth becomes real. And in Afterworld, a woman who escaped the Holocaust is haunted by visions of her childhood friends in Germany, yet finds solace in the tender ministrations of her grandson. The stories in Memory Wall show us how we figure the world, and show Anthony Doerr to be a master of the form.
Subject Memory -- Fiction
Short stories.
Shelf Location F DOER
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