Richard Powers The Time of Our Singing

ISBN 13: 9780312422189

The Time of Our Singing

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"A great hurtle of a book, telling several powerful stories at once...An astonishing performance. . . a prodigious, illuminating and exhilarating run." --"The New York Times"
"Ingenious...A heady, panoramic novel, scored, like so much of Powers's work, for full orchestra. . .One of our most lavishly gifted writers." --"The New Yorker"
"One of the best novels ever written about race in America...one of the best written about the joys of music. . .A major novel, harrowing and haunting in blending such intense beauty and such great sorrow into one great, unforgettable American symphony." --"Newsday"
"A bold and vibrant set of variations on the themes of music, race and time. . . It is hard to think of another novel since Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus that uses music so effectively and with such authority." --"Chicago Tribune"
""The Time of Our Singing" is an astonishment but not a surprise...Richard Powers has been astounding us almost every other year since 1985...We can no longer be surprised about whatever he dares to think in ink about." --"Harper's Magazine"
"With his characteristic mastery of structure and language, Powers has orchestrated a story that. . .plays with bravura to the end." --"People"
"This is a novel God might relish and call enriching. Powers' heart-cry should win big prizes." --"The Philadelphia Inquirer"
"Richard Powers is a wonder. . .["The Time of Our Singing"] is beautifully, meticulously crafted." --"The New York Observer"

A great hurtle of a book, telling several powerful stories at once...An astonishing performance. . . a prodigious, illuminating and exhilarating run. The New York Times

Ingenious...A heady, panoramic novel, scored, like so much of Powers's work, for full orchestra. . .One of our most lavishly gifted writers. The New Yorker

Richard Powers is a wonder. . .[The Time of Our Singing] is beautifully, meticulously crafted. The New York Observer

I can think of no American novelist of his generation who makes a stronger [case]--that the writing of novels is a heroic enterprise, and perhaps even a matter of life and death. A. O. Scott, The New York Review of Books

With his characteristic mastery of structure and language, Powers has orchestrated a story that. . .plays with bravura to the end. People

This is a novel God might relish and call enriching. Powers' heart-cry should win big prizes. The Philadelphia Inquirer

Powers is a genuine artist, a thinker of rare synthetic gifts, maybe the only writer working...who can render the intricate dazzle of it all and at the same time plumb its philosophical implications. Sven Birkerts, Esquire

One of the best novels ever written about race in America...one of the best written about the joys of music. . .A major novel, harrowing and haunting in blending such intense beauty and such great sorrow into one great, unforgettable American symphony. Newsday

A bold and vibrant set of variations on the themes of music, race and time. . . It is hard to think of another novel since Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus that uses music so effectively and with such authority. Chicago Tribune

The Time of Our Singing is an astonishment but not a surprise...Richard Powers has been astounding us almost every other year since 1985...We can no longer be surprised about whatever he dares to think in ink about. Harper's Magazine"

A great hurtle of a book, telling several powerful stories at once...An astonishing performance. . . a prodigious, illuminating and exhilarating run. The New York Times

Ingenious...A heady, panoramic novel, scored, like so much of Powers's work, for full orchestra. . .One of our most lavishly gifted writers. The New Yorker

Richard Powers is a wonder. . .[The Time of Our Singing] is beautifully, meticulously crafted. The New York Observer

I can think of no American novelist of his generation who makes a stronger [case]--that the writing of novels is a heroic enterprise, and perhaps even a matter of life and death. A. O. Scott, The New York Review of Books

With his characteristic mastery of structure and language, Powers has orchestrated a story that. . .plays with bravura to the end. People

This is a novel God might relish and call enriching. Powers' heart-cry should win big prizes. The Philadelphia Inquirer

Powers is a genuine artist, a thinker of rare synthetic gifts, maybe the only writer working...who can render the intricate dazzle of it all and at the same time plumb its philosophical implications. Sven Birkerts, Esquire

One of the best novels ever written about race in America...one of the best written about the joys of music. . .A major novel, harrowing and haunting in blending such intense beauty and such great sorrow into one great, unforgettable American symphony. Newsday

A bold and vibrant set of variations on the themes of music, race and time. . . It is hard to think of another novel since Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus that uses music so effectively and with such authority. Chicago Tribune

The Time of Our Singing is an astonishment but not a surprise...Richard Powers has been astounding us almost every other year since 1985...We can no longer be surprised about whatever he dares to think in ink about. Harper's Magazine

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"A great hurtle of a book, telling several powerful stories at once...An astonishing performance. . . a prodigious, illuminating and exhilarating run." --The New York Times

"Ingenious...A heady, panoramic novel, scored, like so much of Powers's work, for full orchestra. . .One of our most lavishly gifted writers." --The New Yorker

"Richard Powers is a wonder. . .[The Time of Our Singing] is beautifully, meticulously crafted." --The New York Observer

"I can think of no American novelist of his generation who makes a stronger [case]--that the writing of novels is a heroic enterprise, and perhaps even a matter of life and death." --A. O. Scott, The New York Review of Books

"With his characteristic mastery of structure and language, Powers has orchestrated a story that. . .plays with bravura to the end." --People

"This is a novel God might relish and call enriching. Powers' heart-cry should win big prizes." --The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Powers is a genuine artist, a thinker of rare synthetic gifts, maybe the only writer working...who can render the intricate dazzle of it all and at the same time plumb its philosophical implications." --Sven Birkerts, Esquire

"One of the best novels ever written about race in America...one of the best written about the joys of music. . .A major novel, harrowing and haunting in blending such intense beauty and such great sorrow into one great, unforgettable American symphony." --Newsday

"A bold and vibrant set of variations on the themes of music, race and time. . . It is hard to think of another novel since Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus that uses music so effectively and with such authority." --Chicago Tribune

"The Time of Our Singing is an astonishment but not a surprise...Richard Powers has been astounding us almost every other year since 1985...We can no longer be surprised about whatever he dares to think in ink about." --Harper's Magazine

Reseña del editor:

A richly textured generational tale of love, allegiance, loyalty, race, and music follows the marriage of David Strom, a German Jewish emigre scientist, and Delia Daley, an African-American singer, as they, along with their extraordinarily gifted children, struggle to overcome the racial injustices of the 1960s. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.

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Powers, Richard
Verlag: Picador 04.02.2008 (2008)
ISBN 10: 0312422180 ISBN 13: 9780312422189
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Buchbeschreibung Picador 04.02.2008, 2008. Zustand: gut - gebraucht. Taschenbuch 640 S. Guter altersbedingter Zustand, ohne Namenseintrag Wesentliche Passagen sind bereits unterstrichen, geringfügig kommentiert Zustand: 3, gut - gebraucht, Taschenbuch Picador , 2008-02-04 640 S. , The Time of Our Singing, Powers, Richard. Artikel-Nr. BU187137

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