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The accordionist's son /
Bernardo Atxaga ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa.
imprint
London : Harvill Secker, 2007.
description
389 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
1843432803 (hbk.), 9781843432807 (hbk.)
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imprint
London : Harvill Secker, 2007.
isbn
1843432803 (hbk.)
9781843432807 (hbk.)
language note
Translated from the Spanish.
catalogue key
6343654
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Guardian UK, October 2008
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Summaries
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David Imaz has spent many years living in exile on a ranch in California, far from his native Basque Country. Nearing 50 and in failing health, he decides to write the story of his youth in the village of Obaba, and the powerful, sweeping narrative that ensues takes the reader from 1936 to 1999.
Main Description
Taking us from 1936 to 1999,The Accordionist's Son, heralded by theTimes Literary Supplementas "the first great Basque novel," is a beautiful and gripping tale of a town, a family, an incredible friendship and a people whose culture is slowly dying.
Main Description
Taking us from 1936 to 1999, The Accordionist's Son, heralded by the Times Literary Supplementas "the first great Basque novel," is a beautiful and gripping tale of a town, a family, an incredible friendship and a people whose culture is slowly dying.

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