Great House (Hardcover)

$24.95
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days

October 2010 Indie Next List


“The best books haunt and sometimes confuse you. They will make you think, feel, wonder, go back to earlier chapters, and finally, fully experience the story being told. Nicole Krauss's new book does just that and more. This powerful novel contains multiple stories of loves lost, families torn apart, and secrets kept and revealed. The suffering of many in Nazi Germany, in Pinochet's Chile, and those seeking a new life in Israel are woven together by the narrative thread of a stolen desk. This is a powerful book that will leave you reeling.”
— Ellen Burns, Books on the Common, Ridgefield, CT

May 2012 Indie Next List


“The best books haunt and sometimes confuse you. They will make you think, feel, wonder, go back to earlier chapters, and finally, fully experience the story being told. Nicole Krauss's new book does just that and more. This powerful novel contains multiple stories of loves lost, families torn apart, and secrets kept and revealed. The suffering of many in Nazi Germany, in Pinochet's Chile, and those seeking a new life in Israel are woven together by the narrative thread of a stolen desk. This is a powerful book that will leave you reeling.”
— Ellen Burns, Books On The Common, Ridgefield, CT

Description


Winner of the 2011 ABA Indies Choice Honor Award in Fictio Winner of the 2011 Anisfield-Wolf Awar Shortlisted for the 2011 Orange Prize in Fictio A powerful, soaring novel about a stolen desk that contains the secrets, and becomes the obsession, of the lives it passes through.

About the Author


Nicole Krauss has been hailed by the "New York Times" as "one of America's most important novelists." She is the author of the international bestseller "Great House", a finalist for the National Book Award, and "Man Walks Into a Room". Her books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393079982
ISBN-10: 0393079988
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: October 12th, 2010
Pages: 289
Language: English

Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60640
Tel: 773.769.9299 Fax: 773.769.6729
wcfbooks@gmail.com

Hours: M-T 11-7, W-F 11-9, Sat 10-7, Sun 11-6

Copyright © Women & Children First, Inc.