A Partial History of Lost Causes

A Partial History of Lost Causes

Book - 2012
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In duBois's mesmerizing and exquisitely rendered debut novel, a long-lost letter links two disparate characters, each searching for meaning against seemingly insurmountable odds
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400069774
1400069777
Branch Call Number: FIC DuBo
Characteristics: 372 p.

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toby65
Jan 20, 2014

This book has now been longlisted for the Dublin IMPAC prize as well.
It is a wonderful read by a very talented young writer.

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alohajeanne
Jul 04, 2012

A woman with Huntington's disease seeks an answer to a question that her father, who died of Huntington's, never got an answer for. Namely, how does one deal with certain defeat? Her quest takes her to modern day Russia and into the life of a chess master turned politician. The prose is gorgeous and the story compelling. I thoroughly enjoyed this novel.

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