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    DescriptionWhen he reads about a mysterious explosion, the narrator's thoughts turn to his disappeared childhood friend, M, who was abducted during a spasm of political violence in Buenos Aires in the early 1970s. He convinces himself that M must have died in this explosion, and he begins to tell the story of their friendship through a series interconnected vignettes.


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    Title
    The Planets
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sergio Chejfec
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781934824399
    ISBN 10: 1934824399
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 863
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    Abridged Dewey: 863
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 91, A2
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC classification: PQ7798.13.H38 P5313 2012
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Publisher
    Open Letter
    Imprint name
    Open Letter
    Publication date
    14 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Rochester, NY
    Author Information
    Sergio Chejfec, originally from Argentina, has published numerous works of fiction, poetry, and essays. Among his grants and prizes, he has received fellowships from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in 2007 and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation in 2000. He teaches at NYU. Heather Cleary is a translator of fiction, criticism, and poetry. In 2005, she was awarded a Translation Fund grant from the PEN American Center for her work on Oliverio Girondo.