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Author Rachman, Tom, author

Title The rise and fall of great powers / by Tom Rachman
Published Melbourne, Vic. : The Text Publishing Company, 2014
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Summary A sprawling American odyssey about the nature of identity and family, for fans of Jonathan Franzen, Miranda July and Donna Tartt. Who is Tooly Zylberberg? How did she end up running a second-hand bookstore in Wales? The Russian emigre Humphrey teaches her to play chess, but how does he fit in? Or Sarah who turns up without warning and then disappears again? And what about Venn, the shadowy and charismatic figure who seems to be one step ahead of everybody? Spanning three decades, and taking us from Bangkok to Brooklyn to the border towns of Wales, The Rise and Fall of Great Powers is a stor
Subject Early memories -- Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1922148873 (electronic bk.)
9781922148872 (electronic bk.)