Hermit in Paris

Autobiographical Writings
Product Number: EB00170148
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307426222
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

From one of modern literature's most captivating and elusive masters comes a posthumous volume of thoughtful, elegant, and quick-witted autobiographical writings, all previously unpublished in English. Here is Italo Calvino paying homage to his literary influences and tracing the evolution of his signature style. Here are his reminiscences of Italy's antifascist resistance and the frenzy of politics and ideas of the postwar era. The longest and most delightfully revealing section of the book is Calvino's diary of his travels in the United States in 1959 and 1960, which show him marveling at color TV, wrinkling his nose at the Beats, and reeling at the outpouring of racial hatred attending a civil rights demonstration in Alabama. Overflowing with insight and amusement, Hermit in Paris is an invaluable addition to the Calvino legacy. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Italo Calvino
Original Publish Date: Dec 18, 2007

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Author(s): Italo Calvino
Narrator(s): Edoardo Ballerini
Genre: Classics
Product Number C04822
Released: Jan 26, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501963025
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Author(s): Italo Calvino
Narrator(s): Edoardo Ballerini
Genre: Classics
Product Number Z13331
Released: Sep 26, 2019
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ISBN: #9781501963254
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Author(s): Italo Calvino
Product Number EB00060008
Released: Nov 18, 2014
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Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: #9780544231009

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