The Tiger's Wife (Paperback)

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March 2011
Very rarely does a first novel announce a major new talent, but so it is with The Tiger's Wife. Brilliantly using myth and legend from the Balkans, Tea Obreht tells the story of a young doctor, her grandfather, and their shared history against the backdrop of the area's decades of turmoil and sorrow. This brilliant effort evokes echoes of Borges and Garcia Marques, and is certain to mesmerize the reader. -- Bill Cusumano, Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, MI

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Weaving a brilliant latticework of family legend, loss, and love, Obreht, the youngest of "The New Yorker's" 20 best American fiction writers under 40, spins a timeless novel about a young doctor who confronts the inexplicable circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather's recent death. 352 pp.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1594135134
ISBN-13: 9781594135132
Large Print
Published: Large Print Press, 11/01/2011
Pages: 523
Language: English