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Samedi the Deafness

Samedi the Deafness

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24285796M
ISBN 109780307455932
OCLC/WorldCa496809380


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By using poetry prose, author Jesse Ball can breathe life into this highly intriguing thriller about memory, the unsound constructs in which humans house these ethereal concept and truth.

Jesse Ball has had a fervent, if initially small, following since the publication of his first novel, Samedi the Deafness; and before that, an avid fan base for his poetry.

The Chicago Tribune called him a "young genius,” he's won the Plimpton Prize, and been longlisted for the National Book Award. His work stretches the boundaries of what fiction can do — his spare, poetic. Jesse Ball () is an American poet and novelist. He is the author of Samedi the Deafness, released last year by Random House and shortlisted for the Believer Book first volume, March Book, appeared infollowed by Vera & Linus (), and Parables and Lies ().

His drawings were published in in Iceland in the volume Og svo kom nottin. Jesse Ball has written two novels, The Way Through Doors and Samedi the Deafness, and a collection of poetry, March also wrote Vera & Linus, a collection of short prose, in collaboration with his wife Thordis Bjornsdottir.A winner of the Plimpton Prize, Ball teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Jesse Ball is the author of four previous novels, including "Silence Once Begun" and "Samedi the Deafness," and several works of verse, bestiaries, and sketchbooks.

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Jesse Ball is a poet and novelist whose books include The Way Through Doors, Samedi the Deafness, and March Book, and two books forthcoming ina novel, A Ladder of Rain and the Roof Beyond, and The Village on Horseback, Selected Prose and Verse He won the Plimpton Prize in for his novella, The Early Deaths of Lubeck, Brennan, Harp & Carr.

He is a youngish (born in ), experimental writer, whose previous novels, such as “Samedi the Deafness” () and “The Way Through Doors” (), have circled around metafictional.

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