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More I Owe You A Novel von Sledge, Michael (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 04.05.2010
  • Verlag: Counterpoint
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More I Owe You

In this mesmerizing debut novel, Michael Sledge creates an intimate portrait of the beloved poet Elizabeth Bishop of her life in Brazil and her relationship with her lover, the dazzling, aristocratic Lota de Macedo Soares. Sledge artfully draws from Bishops lifelong correspondences and biography to imagine the poets intensely private world, revealing the literary genius who lived in conflict with herself both as a writer and as a woman.A seemingly idyllic existence in Soaress glass house in the jungle gives way to the truth of Bishops lifelong battle with alcoholism, as well as her eventual status as one of modernisms most prominent writers. Though connected to many of the most famous cultural and political figures of the era, Soares too is haunted by her own demons. As their secrets unfold, the sensuous landscape of Rio de Janeiro, the rhythms of the samba and the bossa nova, and the political turmoil of 1950s Brazil envelop Bishop in a world she never expected to inhabit. The More I Owe You is a vivid portrait of two brilliant women whose love for one another pushes them to accomplish enduring works of art.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 04.05.2010
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781582436685
    Verlag: Counterpoint
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