Missing Person

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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
David R. Godine Publisher
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.4 X 8.2 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781567922813
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About the Author

PATRICK MODIANO was born in 1945 in a suburb of Paris and grew up in various locations throughout France. In 1967, he published his first novel, La Place de l'├ętoile, to great acclaim. Since then, he has published over twenty novels--including the Goncourt Prize-winning Rue des boutiques obscures (translated as Missing Person), Dora Bruder, and Les Boulevards des ceintures (translated as Ring Roads)--as well as the memoir Un Pedigree and a children's book, Catherine Certitude. He collaborated with Louis Malle on the screenplay for the film Lacombe Lucien. In 2014, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Swedish Academy cited "the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the Occupation," calling him "a Marcel Proust of our time."