Nicole Krauss Man Walks into a Room

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Man Walks into a Room

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2007 Pages: 256 Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Samson Greene a Young and popular professor at Columbia University is found Wandering in the Nevada desert When his wife Anna. Comes to take him home. She finds a man who remembers nothing. not even his own name. The removal of a small ain tumour saves his life. but his memories beyond the age of twelve are permanently lost. Here is the story of a strikingly intelligent. sensitive man returned to a world in which everything is strange and new. An emigrant in his own life. he is set free from everything and everyone who once defined him. Samson believes he has nothing left to lose. So. when a charismatic scientist asks him to participate in a bold experiment. Samson agrees. What he gains is nothing short of the beautifully painful revelation of what it is to be a human being.

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Nicole Krauss was born in New York in 1974. This is her first novel, which was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Best Book Award. Her second novel, The History of Love, was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She lives in Brooklyn.

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 192 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Award-winning American novelist Nicole Krauss first captivated readers with her groundbreaking debut novel Man Walks into a Room , a novel in which Krauss explores what it is to lose one s identity and what it is to discover what makes us human. Samson Greene has been missing for eight days when he is discovered wandering through the Nevada desert, ragged as a crow and with no idea who he is. He is rushed to hospital where doctors save his life, but all his memories after the age of twelve have been permanently lost. Now, as he looks around the beautiful apartment he apparently shares with his wife and which is filed with all the souvenirs of a life well lived, Samson feels nothing more than a vague admiration. In her first novel Nicole Krauss tells the story of a man suddenly liberated from the life he has made, disconnected from the people who have defined him. Withdrawing from a wife he has no memory of loving, Samson plunges weightless into the future. But when he agrees to participate in a revolutionary experiment, what he experiences a revelation of what it means to be human. Krauss celebrates the anything-but-simple art of human connection . ( San Francisco Chronicle ). You ll savour the last page - and be hungry for future work from this talented author . ( The Washington Post Book World ). Nicole Krauss is an American bestselling author who has received international critical acclaim for her first three novels: Great House (shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011), The History of Love (Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2006 and winner of the 2006 Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger) and Man Walks into a Room all of which are available in Penguin paperback. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141021157

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