The Autograph Man

Product Number: EB00173590
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781400034437
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

Alex-Li Tandem sells autographs. His business is to hunt for names on paper, collect them, sell them, and occasionally fake them-all to give the people what they want: a little piece of Fame. But what does Alex want? Only the return of his father, the end of religion, something for his headache, three different girls, infinite grace, and the rare autograph of forties movie actress Kitty Alexander. With fries. The Autograph Man is a deeply funny existential tour around the hollow trappings of modernity: celebrity, cinema, and the ugly triumph of symbol over experience. It offers further proof that Zadie Smith is one of the most staggeringly talented writers of her generation. Look for her new book Swing Time, coming November 2016.

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Author(s): Zadie Smith
Awards:2002-Fiction-Longlist-Man Booker Prize
Original Publish Date: Aug 12, 2003

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Author(s): Zadie Smith
Narrator(s): Ben Barnes
Product Number Z100130137
Released: Apr 24, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780525634171

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