The Italian Teacher i> is a marvel--an entertaining,
heartbreaking novel about art, family, loyalty, and authenticity. Tom
Rachman is an enormously talented writer--this book is alive, from the
first page to the last. Tom Perrotta, bestselling author of Mrs.
A masterful novel about the son of a great
painter striving to create his own legacy, by the bestselling author
of The Imperfectionists. i> b>
Conceived while his
father, Bear, cavorted around Rome in the 1950s, Pinch learns quickly
that Bear's genius trumps all.
After Bear abandons his family, Pinch strives to make himself
worthy of his father's attention--first trying to be a painter
himself; then resolving to write his father's biography; eventually
settling, disillusioned, into a job as an Italian teacher in London.
But when Bear dies, Pinch hatches a scheme to secure his father's
legacy--and make his own mark on the world.
With his signature
humanity and humor, Tom Rachman examines a life lived in the shadow of
greatness, cementing his place among his generation's most exciting
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229 x 153 x 24 mm
Viking Books USA
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