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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena free pdf "New York Times "Notable Book of the Year * "Washington Post "Top Ten Book of the Year In a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian soldiers abduct her father in the middle of the night and then set fire to her home. When their lifelong neighbor Akhmed finds Havaa hiding in the forest with a strange blue suitcase, he makes a decision that will forever change their lives. He will seek refuge at the abandoned hospital where the sole remaining doctor, Sonja Rabina, treats the wounded. For Sonja, the arrival of Akhmed and Havaa is an unwelcome surprise. Weary and overburdened, she has no desire to take on additional risk and responsibility. But over the course of five extraordinary days, Sonja s world will shift on its axis and reveal the intricate pattern of connections that weaves together the pasts of these three unlikely companions and unexpectedly decides their fate. A story of the transcendent power of love in wartime, "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena "is a work of sweeping breadth, profound compassion, and lasting significance. Now with Extra Libris material, including a reader s guide and bonus content from the author."

About Anthony Marra

ANTHONY MARRA is the author of "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" (2013), which won the National Book Critics Circle s inaugural John Leonard Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in fiction, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, and appeared on over twenty year-end lists. Marra s novel was a National Book Award long list selection as well as a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and France s Prix Medicis. He received an MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, where he teaches as the Jones Lecturer in Fiction. He has lived and studied in Eastern Europe, and now resides in Oakland, California. His story collection, "The Tsar of Love and Techno," is forthcoming from Hogarth (Fall 2015). Visit http: //anthonymarra.net/ "From the Hardcover edition.""

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Author : Anthony Marra
Publisher : Hogarth
Data Published : 04 February 2014
ISBN : 0770436420
EAN : 9780770436421
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 396 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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