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En América (In America) [Paperback]

En América (In America) [Paperback]

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Item description for En América (In America) by Susan Sontag...

Maryna the Zalenska, a famous Polish actress decides to leave to America with her husband, her son, and several other friends, driven by the idea of building a utopian community. Once there, they discover that the American dreams and hopes they had are coming through in a way that is different from what they expected. Through Sontag's eyes and her passion, the reader will embark in an intense trip from the heart of Europe to the almost virgin land of California.

Description in Spanish: Maryna Zalenska, la ms clebre de las actrices polacas, decide partir hacia Amrica junto con su marido, su hijo, un joven escritor que la idolatra y varios amigos ms, impulsados por la idea de construir una comunidad utpica. Pero all descubrirn que la felicidad americana se construye de un modo distinto al esperado.

Susan Sontag ha escrito esta valiente novela por medio de unos personajes tan singulares --un conde, un escritor enamorado, una actriz famosa-- como sus propios destinos. A travs de sus ojos y de sus pasiones el lector se embarca en un intenso viaje desde el corazn de Europa hasta la tierra casi virgen de California.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   493
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.24" Width: 5.52" Height: 1.27"
Weight:   1.32 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2002
Publisher   Alfaguara
ISBN  8420443301  
ISBN13  9788420443300  

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More About Susan Sontag

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Susan Sontag wrote four novels, The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover, and In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for fiction; a collection of stories, I, etcetera; several plays, including Alice in Bed; and eight books of essays, among them On Photography, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism. Her books have been translated into thirty-two languages. In 2001, she won the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work. She died in New York City in 2004.

Susan Sontag lived in the state of New York. Susan Sontag was born in 1933 and died in 2004.

Susan Sontag has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Library of America
  2. Margellos World Republic of Letters
  3. New York Review Books Classics

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