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Traveler of the century / Andrés Neuman ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia.

Book Book (2012.)
Description: 564 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
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  • ISBN: 9780374119393 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0374119392 (alk. paper)
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
Summary: Searching for an inn, the enigmatic traveler Hans stops in a small city on the border between Saxony and Prussia. The next morning, Hans meets an old organ-grinder in the market square and immediately finds himself enmeshed in an intense debate--on identity and what it is that defines us--from which he cannot break free. Indefinitely stuck in Wandernburg until his debate with the organ-grinder is concluded, he begins to meet the various characters who populate the town, including a young freethinker named Sophie. Though she is engaged to be married, Sophie and Hans begin a relationship that defies contemporary mores about female sexuality and what can and cannot be said about it.--publisher.
Authors: Caistor, Nick. (Added Author). Garcia, Lorenza. (Added Author).
Citation: Neuman, Andrés. "Traveler of the century." New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.

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