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The Painted Birdby Jerzy Kosinski
Synopses & Reviews
Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Called by the Los Angeles Times "one of the most imposing novels of the decade," it was eventually translated into more than thirty languages. A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, The Painted Bird is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of this century.
Kosinskis controversial and compelling modern classic is available for the first time on audio.
This dark masterpiece, originally published in 1965, examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of the 20th century.
About the Author
FRED BERMAN is an award-winning audiobook performer. His voice can also be heard on hundreds of commercials and video games. As an actor, he has worked extensively in television, film, and theatres around the country. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.
JERZY KOSIŃSKI 1933-1991 was a Polish-American novelist, best known for the novels The Painted Bird (1965) and Being There (1971), which was made into a film. Kosinski has received numerous awards, including the American Academy of Arts and Letters award in Literature, the National Book Award, the Best Screenplay of the Year Award, and the American Civil Liberties Union First Amendment Award.
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