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    DescriptionNovelist and critic Colm Toibin explores the relationships of writers with their families and their work in the brilliant, nuanced, and wholly original "New Ways to Kill Your Mother." Toibin--celebrated both for his award-winning fiction and his provocative book reviews and essays--traces the intriguing, often twisted family ties of writers in the books they leave behind. Through the relationship between W. B. Yeats and his father, Thomas Mann and his children, Jane Austen and her aunts, and Tennessee Williams and his sister, Toibin examines a world of relations, richly comic or savage in their implications. Acutely perceptive and imbued with rare tenderness and wit, "New Ways to Kill Your Mother "is a fascinating look at writers' most influential bonds and a secret key to understanding and enjoying their work.


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    Title
    New Ways to Kill Your Mother
    Subtitle
    Writers and Their Families
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Colm Toibin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 345
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 372 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781451668568
    ISBN 10: 1451668562
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5
    DC21: 809
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000, LIT007000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BIC subject category V2: BGL
    DC22: 809
    B&T General Subject: 495
    Abridged Dewey: 809
    B&T Approval Code: A28400000, A23253000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PN466 .T57 2012
    LC subject heading:
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Scribner Book Company
    Imprint name
    Scribner Book Company
    Publication date
    04 June 2013
    Review quote
    "[Toibin writes] shrewdly and passionately as both critic and novelist."--Fred Setterberg "Minneapolis Star Tribune "