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Literatuur: Proza, romans, verhalen
Literaire fictie algemeen
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Gain

€ 18.95

A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year "Gain" tells two parallel stories: one, of Laura Bodey, divorced mother of two and successful real-estate agent in the small town of Lacewood, Illinois, who one day discovers that she has ovarian cancer; and two, of Clare Soap en Chemical, the company begun by three merchant brothers in 19th-century Boston, which by the turn of the century has grown into a large multiconglomerate with factories in Laura's hometown. As the history of Clare Soap changes through the history of America, so a modern-day Laura Bodey descends into a battle with her terminal illness. By the novel's conclusion, we have learned how the largest enterprises affect us on the most personal level.


Taal / Language : English

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Paperback / softback
405 pagina's
Januari 2009
318 gram
216 x 146 x 25 mm
Picador USA us

Levertijd: 5 tot 7 werkdagen