A Country Road, A Tree

Product Number: EB00621141
Released: May 17, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781101947197
Publisher: Vintage
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From the best-selling author of Longbourn, a remarkable imagining of Samuel Beckett's wartime experiences. In 1939 Paris, the ground rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs-elysees, and a young, unknown writer, recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark, smokes one last cigarette with his lover before the city they know is torn apart. Soon he will put them both in mortal danger by joining the Resistance. Through the years that follow, we are witness to the workings of a uniquely brilliant mind struggling to create a language to express a shattered world. A story of survival and determination, of spies and artists, passion and danger, A Country Road, A Tree is a portrait of the extremes of human experience alchemized into one man's timeless art.

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Author(s): Jo Baker
Original Publish Date: May 17, 2016

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Author(s): Jo Baker
Narrator(s): David Rintoul
Product Number Z100101758
Released: May 17, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780399566271

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