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The History of Love (Hardcover)

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Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he 's still alive. But it wasn t always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book. . . . Sixty years later and half a world away, fourteen-year-old Alma, who was named after a character in that book, undertakes an adventure to find her namesake and save her family. With virtuosic skill and soaring imaginative power, Nicole Krauss gradually draws these stories together toward a climax of extraordinary depth and beauty (Newsday).

Product Details ISBN-10: 0393060349
ISBN-13: 9780393060348
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 05/01/2005
Pages: 252
Language: English