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    DescriptionOne day there is life . . . and then, suddenly, it happens there is death. So begins THE INVENTION OF SOLITUDE, Paul Auster's moving and personal meditation on fatherhood. After the death of his own father, Auster discovers a 60-year-old family murder mystery that could account for the old man's elusive character. Later the book shifts from Auster's identity as son to his own role as father.


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    Title
    The Invention of Solitude
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Auster, Introduction by Pascal Bruckner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143112228
    ISBN 10: 0143112228
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: BGLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5A
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    DC22: 813/.54
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Approval Code: P26100490
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    LC classification: PS3551.U77 I5 2007
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: DNC, DNBL
    Edition
    Annotated
    Edition statement
    annotated edition
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    The Penguin Press
    Publication date
    04 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Paul Auster is the bestselling author of "The New York Trilogy" and many other critically acclaimed novels. He was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize in 2006. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.