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Diaz, Hernan: In The Distance

Håkan Söderström is a man who has become a legend. Giant in size, rumoured
to be bloodthirsty and fearless, he is known simply as 'the Hawk'.

But behind this myth is a tale of longing and survival. As a young man he is
sent from Gothenburg with his brother Linus, to seek their fortunes in New
York. In the chaos of the port, he is separated from Linus and finds himself
instead on a ship bound for California. Determined to find Linus, Håkan sets
out on a journey east, moving against the tide of history, experiencing the
Gold Rush and its effects, encountering capitalists and colonialists, explorers
and early scientists, and witnessing the formation of America and the betrayal
of its dream.

This is the story of a stranger in a strange new land, looking out onto the vast
landscape in confusion, fear and wonder - all the while keeping the image of his brother, and
the hope of companionship, in the distance.


Autor Diaz, Hernan
Verlag Faber & Faber
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2018
Seitenangabe 272 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in ca. 10-20 Arbeitstagen
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.7 cm x B13.1 cm x D2.9 cm 376 g

Håkan Söderström is a man who has become a legend. Giant in size, rumoured
to be bloodthirsty and fearless, he is known simply as 'the Hawk'.

But behind this myth is a tale of longing and survival. As a young man he is
sent from Gothenburg with his brother Linus, to seek their fortunes in New
York. In the chaos of the port, he is separated from Linus and finds himself
instead on a ship bound for California. Determined to find Linus, Håkan sets
out on a journey east, moving against the tide of history, experiencing the
Gold Rush and its effects, encountering capitalists and colonialists, explorers
and early scientists, and witnessing the formation of America and the betrayal
of its dream.

This is the story of a stranger in a strange new land, looking out onto the vast
landscape in confusion, fear and wonder - all the while keeping the image of his brother, and
the hope of companionship, in the distance.


Fr. 20.50
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-1-911547-23-5
Verfügbarkeit: Lieferbar in ca. 10-20 Arbeitstagen

Über den Autor Diaz, Hernan

Hernan Diaz lives in
New York, where he is
associate director of
the Hispanic Institute at
Columbia University. He
is the author of Borges,
Between History and
Eternity. This is his first
novel.

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