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"One day there is life . . . and then, suddenly, it happens there is death". So begins THE INVENTION OF SOLITUDE, Paul Auster's moving and personal meditation on fatherhood. After the death of his own father, Auster discovers a 60-year-old family murder mystery that could account for the old man's elusive character. Later the book shifts from Auster's identity as son to his own role as father.

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ISBN:
9780140106282
Subtitle:
A Memoir
Author:
Auster, Paul
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Fathers
Subject:
Fatherhood
Subject:
Fathers and sons
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Fathers and sons -- United States.
Subject:
Romance Norte Americano
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19880505
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.79x5.13x.39 in. .30 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "One day there is life . . . and then, suddenly, it happens there is death". So begins THE INVENTION OF SOLITUDE, Paul Auster's moving and personal meditation on fatherhood. After the death of his own father, Auster discovers a 60-year-old family murder mystery that could account for the old man's elusive character. Later the book shifts from Auster's identity as son to his own role as father.
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