Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Twenty days with Julian & Little Bunny by Papa.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

174 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1590170423 / ISBN 13: 9781590170427
Verlag: Introduction by Paul Auster. New York : New York Review Books, 2003, 2003
Gebraucht Hardcover
Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 4,36 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 21,20 Von USA nach Deutschland Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen

Angeboten von

Steven Wolfe Books
Newton Centre, MA, USA

5 Sterne

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 24. Mai 2001

Beschreibung

, xliv, 74pp., very good dust-jacket, very good small white hardcover ISBN 1590170423. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 41018

Anzahl: 1

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Twenty days with Julian & Little Bunny by ...

Verlag: Introduction by Paul Auster. New York : New York Review Books, 2003

Erscheinungsdatum: 2003

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Über diesen Titel

Inhaltsangabe:

On July 28, 1851, Nathaniel Hawthorne's wife Sophia and daughters Una and Rose left their house in Western Massachusetts to visit relatives near Boston. Hawthorne and his five-year-old son Julian stayed behind. How father and son got along over the next three weeks is the subject of this tender and funny extract from Hawthorne's notebooks.

"At about six o'clock I looked over the edge of my bed and saw that Julian was awake, peeping sideways at me." Each day starts early and is mostly given over to swimming and skipping stones, berry-picking and subduing armies of thistles. There are lots of questions ("It really does seem as if he has baited me with more questions, references, and observations, than mortal father ought to be expected to endure"), a visit to a Shaker community, domestic crises concerning a pet rabbit, and some poignant moments of loneliness ("I went to bed at about nine and longed for Phoebe"). And one evening Mr. Herman Melville comes by to enjoy a late-night discussion of eternity over cigars.

With an introduction by Paul Auster that paints a beautifully observed, intimate picture of the Hawthornes at home, this little-known, true-life story by a great American writer emerges from obscurity to shine a delightful light upon family life—then and now.

About the Author:

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1804. After graduating from Bowdoin College in 1825, he returned to Salem, where he wrote historical sketches and allegorical tales, as well as a novel, Fanshawe, which was published anonymously in 1828. Hawthorne’s first book of stories, Twice-Told Tales, appeared in 1837. His marriage to Sophia Peabody, in 1842, led to a move to Concord, after which he wrote the stories gathered in Mosses from an Old Manse and The Snow-Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales, and the novels The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, and The Blithedale Romance. During these same years Hawthorne also spent time in the Berkshires (the scene of Twenty Days with Julian & Little Bunny), where he struck up a friendship with his young admirer Herman Melville. Hawthorne’s last novel, The Marble Faun, was published in 1860.

Paul Auster is the author of ten novels, most recently The Book of Illusions. He lives with his wife and daughter in Brooklyn, NY.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Anbieterinformationen

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers

Geschäftsbedingungen:

Libraries or institutions unable to pay by credit card may inquire for information about purchases on invoice.

Versandinformationen:

SHIPPING: will a second book fit in the same priority mail envelope (in US) or the international priority envelope at no extra cost for shipping? Please inquire or browse my stock.
PAYMENT: Customers in Germany may pay (in advance) by EUR transfer to my German bank account. Paypal, US check, postal order also accepted.
SAVINGS: Save up to %20 by receiving my occasional new arrivals E-mails. Inquire for details.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

Zahlungsarten
akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Vorauskasse Money Order PayPal Banküberweisung