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The Rowing Lesson

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The Rowing Lesson by Anne Landsman
Ebook $9.99

Nov 01, 2007 | 288 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    Nov 01, 2007 | 288 Pages

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Winner of the South African M-Net Literary Prize Winner of the Sunday Times Fiction Prize
Shortlisted for the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
Shortlisted for the Harold U. Ribalow Prize

Top 29 Financial Times Fiction Books of the Year Selection
Top 10 Times South African Books of the Year Selection

“Visceral. . . . Intensely exhilarating.”The New York Times Book Review 

“Amazing.”Los Angeles Times 

“The beauty of The Rowing Lesson is in its fluid metaphors, its urgent storytelling . . . and the lyric desperation of a daughter’s love.”O Magazine 

“Rarely in South African writing will we encounter language of such fire and passion.”—J.M. Coetzee 

“Beautiful. . . . Unfailingly original.”—Jennifer Egan 

“Like Joyce or William Gass or John Edgar Wideman, Anne Landsman fashions a sensual web of memory and desire, rescuing a world on the brink of extinction through the power of her lyricism.”—Stewart O’Nan 

“A tour de force.”—Roxana Robinson 

“An adventure in language. . . . It makes art of life.”—Louis Menand

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