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Missing Person [First UK Printing] ~ Nobel Prize: Modiano, Patrick

Missing Person [First UK Printing] ~ Nobel Prize

Modiano, Patrick

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ISBN 10: 0224017896 / ISBN 13: 9780224017893
Published by London, UK: Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1980
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First British Edition, FIRST PRINTING; hardcover with dust jacket; in NEAR-FINE/VG condition (no marks, not book-club ed, etc; very slight shelf wear; dust jacket is price-clipped, shows small rubbing to a couple corners); a clean, tight, very presentable copy; ships in a box. Bookseller Inventory # 218

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Title: Missing Person [First UK Printing] ~ Nobel ...

Publisher: London, UK: Jonathan Cape Ltd

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

[Translated from the French by Daniel Weissbort]
[Read by Bronson Pinchot]

For ten years Guy Roland has lived without a past. His current life and name were given to him by his recently retired boss, Hutte, who welcomed him, a one-time client, into his detective agency. Guy makes full use of Hutte's files-- directories, yearbooks, and papers of all kinds going back half a century-- but leads to his former life are few. Could he really be that person in a photograph, a young man remembered by some as a South American attache? Or was he someone else, perhaps the disappeared scion of a prominent local family? He interviews strangers and is tantalized by half-clues until, at last, he grasps a thread that leads him through a maze of his own repressed experience.

About the Author:

Patrick Modiano is a bestselling novelist and the winner of some of the most prestigious literary awards in France, including the Prix Goncourt and the Prix Mondial Cino Del Duca for lifetime achievement. In 2014 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for ''the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.''

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