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The Sentimentalists

The Sentimentalists

by Johanna Skibsrud


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"A hypnotic meditation on memory . . . reaffirms the potential for storytelling to offer clarity and redemption." —New York Times Book Review

In this riveting debut, a daughter attempts to discover the truth about the life of her father, a dying Vietnam veteran haunted by his wartime experiences. Powerful and assured, The Sentimentalists is a story of what lies beneath the surface of everyday life.

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ISBN-13: 9780393341638
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/09/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 984,979
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Johanna Skibsrud is the author of The Sentimentalists, winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and This Will Be Difficult to Explain, as well as two poetry collections. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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