Eternal Hydra

Product Number: EB00651341
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781770560468
Publisher: Coach House Books
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Description

When a young scholar finds Eternal Hydra, a long-lost, legendary and encyclopedic novel by an obscure Irish writer, she brings the manuscript to an esteemed publisher, hoping to secure an international audience for the book. But Vivian's obsession with the dead author, who has materialized in her life, is challenged by the work of a contemporary historical novelist, and she's forced to face confounding questions about authorship, racism, and ethical behavior. Weaving between modern-day New York, 1930s Paris and New Orleans in the years following the Civil War, Eternal Hydra is a postmodern look at the making of a modernist masterpiece.

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Author(s): Anton Piatigorsky
Genre: Drama
Original Publish Date: Apr 30, 2005

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