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ISBN: 9780812980097
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 17th, 2012

This is an unashamedly philosophical novel that proudly follows its protagonist around the city (mostly Manhattan but also Brussels) without a concern or need for plot. Yet what we gain instead is a powerful meditation on identity, place, and history and the emotional and physical memory that we individually and collectively share on these topics. It is a rich and generous book that I will certainly return to again.