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ISBN-10: 1400079330
ISBN-13: 9781400079339
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 08/08/2006
Dimensions: 7.96" L, 5.30" W, 0.55" H

Here Is Where We Meet

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Booker Prize-winning author John Berger, one of the most widely admired writers of our time, returns us to the captivating play and narrative allure of his previous novels-G. and Pig Earth among them-with a shimmering fiction drawn from chapters of his own life.

One hot afternoon in Lisbon, the narrator finds his long-dead mother seated on a park bench. “The dead don’t stay where they are buried,” she tells him. And so begins a remarkable odyssey, told in simple yet gorgeous prose, that carries us from the London Blitz in 1943, to a Polish market, to a Paleolithic cave, to the Ritz Hotel in Madrid. Here Is Where We Meet is a unique literary journey that moves freely through time and space but never loses its foothold in the sensuous present.

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"A work of narrative art that is a fusion of all the forms he has mastered. . . . Berger once again is our guide to being truly present in life." -The Seattle Times & Post-Intelligencer"A wonderful memoir/meditation/fiction, a vehemently personal sojourn through space and time that is almost as beautifully unclassifiable as Calvino's Invisible Cities." -Buffalo News"Either an autobiographical fiction, a fictional autobiography, or maybe a hybrid of breviary, consecration, and ancestor worship; in any case, quite brilliant." -Harper's" Berger unpacks a lifetime of living and dreaming into a series of inventive travelogues. . . . This is writing as art and armchair travel for those who love to get lost in the moment." -Kansas City Star
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ISBN-10: 1400079330
ISBN-13: 9781400079339
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 08/08/2006
Dimensions: 7.96" L, 5.30" W, 0.55" H
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