How I Became a Nun

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$13.95  $12.83
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
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Pages
117
Dimensions
5.06 X 0.36 X 6.96 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811216319
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About the Author

Nominated for a Neustadt award and the Man Booker International Prize, César Aira was born in Coronel Pringles, Argentina, in 1949. He has published at least one hundred books and recently created a limited edition, "Valise," for the Museum of Modern Art, NYC.
The poet Chris Andrews teaches at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, where he is a member of the Writing and Society Research Centre. He has translated books by Roberto Bolano and César Aira for New Directions. He has won the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize for his poetry and the Valle-Inclan Prize for his translations.

Reviews

Completed in 1989, Aira's near-memoir is a foreboding fable of life and art.
An utter faith in his fabulous tales is all this author can offer...such marvelous fantasies.--Douglas Messerli, Otis College of Art & Design