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Luminous Airplanes free pdf A decade after the publication of "Haussmann, or the Distinction, "his acclaimed novel about nineteenth-century Paris, Paul La Farge turns his imagination to America at the dawn of the twenty-first century.In September 2000, a young programmer comes home from a festival in the Nevada desert and learns that his grandfather has died, and that he has to return to Thebes, a town which is so isolated that its inhabitants have their own language, in order to clean out the house where his family lived for five generations. While he's there, he runs into Yesim, a Turkish American woman whom he loved as a child, and begins a romance in which past and present are dangerously confused. At the same time, he remembers San Francisco in the wild years of the Internet boom, and mourns the loss of Swan, a madman who may have been the only person to understand what was happening to the city, and to the world."Luminous Airplanes "has a singular form: the novel, complete in itself, is accompanied by an online "immersive text," which continues the story and complements it. Nearly ten years in the making, La Farge's ambitious new work considers large worlds and small ones, love, memory, family, flying machines, dance music, and the end of the world."

About Paul La Farge

Paul La Farge is the author of two novels: "The Artist of the Missing "(FSG, 1999) and "Haussmann, or the Distinction "(FSG, 2001)- and a book of imaginary dreams, "The Facts of Winter. "His short stories have appeared in "McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, "and elsewhere. His nonfiction appears in "The Believer, Bookforum, Playboy," and "Cabinet." He lives in upstate New York."

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Author : Paul La Farge
Publisher : Farrar Straus Giroux
Data Published : 27 September 2011
ISBN : 1429949910
EAN : 9781429949910
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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