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In the Distance

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ISBN-10: 1566894883

ISBN-13: 9781566894883

Edition: 2017

Authors: Hernan Diaz

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A young Swedish boy finds himself in penniless and alone in California. He travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great push to the West. Driven back over and over again on his journey through vast expanses, H#65533;kan meets naturalists, criminals, religious fanatics, Indians, and lawmen, and his exploits turn him into a legend. D#65533;az defies the conventions of historical fiction and genre (travel narratives, the bildungsroman, nature writing, the Western), offering a probing look at the stereotypes that populate our past and a portrait of radical foreignness. At first, it was a contest, but in time the beasts understood that, with an embrace and the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.28" wide x 5.51" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Hernan Diaz is Managing Editor of Revista Hisp�nica Moderna and Associate Director of the Hispanic Institute at Columbia University, USA. Formerly he has been a professor at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the State University of New York (Albany), USA. nbsp; nbsp;