Libra

 

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Libra


by Don DeLillo (Author)

 

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ISBN: 9780141188225

 

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When "history" presents itself in the form of two disgruntled CIA operatives who decide that an unsuccessful attempt on the life of JFK will galvanize the nation against Communism, the scales are irrevocably tipped.



DeLillo's comic gifts come to the fore in "White Noise" (1985), which won the National Book Award, "Underworld" (1997), hailed by Martin Amis as 'the ascension of a great writer', "Cosmopolis" (2003), adapted into a film by David Cronenberg, due to be released later this year, and "Falling Man" (2007), a novel about the aftereffects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York. If you enjoyed "Libra", you might like DeLillo's "Americana", also available in "Penguin Modern Classics". "Don DeLillo's apocalyptic imagination takes on the assassination of John F. Kennedy...Breathtaking". ("Newsday").


 

ISBN 141188227
ISBN13 9780141188225
Publisher Penguin Classics
Format Paperback
Publication date 02/03/2006
Pages 464
Weight (grammes) 337
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 198
Width (mm) 129