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When Abe Ravelstein, a brilliant professor, suggests that his friend write a memoir or life of him, the two share a celebratory trip to Paris where they explore thoughts on mortality, philosophy, history, old suits, and friends old and new. The mood of this journey turns more somber once they have returned to the Midwest and Ravelstein succumbs to AIDS in this elegy to friendship and lives well (or badly) lived. Excerpted in "The New Yorker."

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A brilliant professor and his friend share a celebratory trip to Paris where they explore thoughts on mortality, philosophy, history, old suits, and friends old and new. The mood of this journey turns more somber once they return home and the professor succumbs to AIDS. Excerpted in "The New Yorker."

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ISBN:
9780670841349
Author:
Bellow, Saul
Publisher:
Viking Adult
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Paris
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AIDS (Disease)
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Psychological fiction
Subject:
Americans
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Middle west
Subject:
College teachers
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Millionaires
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Male friendship
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Biographers
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Aids
Subject:
Black humor
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Political science teachers
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Uncorrected proofs
Subject:
Advance copies
Subject:
General Fiction
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Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
99-2
Publication Date:
20000424
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.5 x 1 in 1.26 lb

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"Synopsis" by , When Abe Ravelstein, a brilliant professor, suggests that his friend write a memoir or life of him, the two share a celebratory trip to Paris where they explore thoughts on mortality, philosophy, history, old suits, and friends old and new. The mood of this journey turns more somber once they have returned to the Midwest and Ravelstein succumbs to AIDS in this elegy to friendship and lives well (or badly) lived. Excerpted in "The New Yorker."
"Synopsis" by , A brilliant professor and his friend share a celebratory trip to Paris where they explore thoughts on mortality, philosophy, history, old suits, and friends old and new. The mood of this journey turns more somber once they return home and the professor succumbs to AIDS. Excerpted in "The New Yorker."
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