The postcard
(Book)

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Contributors
Kover, Tina A., translator.
Published
New York : Europa Editions, 2023.
Format
Book
ISBN
9781609458386, 1609458389
Status
Bedford Free Library - Fiction
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1 available
Bedford Hills Free Library - Fiction
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1 available
Briarcliff Manor Public Library - New Fiction
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Published
New York : Europa Editions, 2023.
Physical Desc
475 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781609458386, 1609458389

Notes

General Note
Translation of: La carte postale.
Description
"Anne Berest's The Postcard is among the most acclaimed and beloved French novels of recent years. Luminous and gripping to the very last page, it is an enthralling investigation into family secrets, a poignant tale of mothers and daughters, and a vivid portrait of twentieth-century Parisian intellectual and artistic life. January, 2003. Together with the usual holiday cards, an anonymous postcard is delivered to the Berest family home. On the front, a photo of the Opéra Garnier in Paris. On the back, the names of Anne Berest's maternal great-grandparents, Ephraïm and Emma, and their children, Noémie and Jacques--all killed at Auschwitz. Fifteen years after the postcard is delivered, Anne, the heroine of this novel, is moved to discover who sent it and why. Aided by her chain-smoking mother, family members, friends, associates, a private detective, a graphologist, and many others, she embarks on a journey to discover the fate of the Rabinovitch family: their flight from Russia following the revolution, their journey to Latvia, Palestine, and Paris. What emerges is a moving saga of a family devastated by the Holocaust and partly restored through the power of storytelling that shatters long-held certainties about Anne's family, her country, and herself." --,Publisher marketing.
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Translated from the French.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Berest, A., & Kover, T. A. (2023). The postcard . Europa Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Berest, Anne, 1979- and Tina A., Kover. 2023. The Postcard. Europa Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Berest, Anne, 1979- and Tina A., Kover. The Postcard Europa Editions, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Berest, Anne, and Tina A. Kover. The Postcard Europa Editions, 2023.

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