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Multiple choice
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Contributors:
McDowell, Megan, translator.
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New York : Penguin Books, [2016].
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101 pages ; 20 cm
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Central
FICTION Zambra, A.
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"Brilliant, innovative, beautiful." —The Guardian"Dazzling...a work of parody, but also of poetry." —The New York Times Book Review NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, THE GUARDIAN, AND THE IRISH TIMES"Latin America's new literary star" (The New Yorker), Alejandro Zambra is celebrated around the world for his strikingly original, slyly funny, daringly unconventional fiction. Now, at the height of his powers, Zambra returns with his most audaciously brilliant book yet.Written in the form of a standardized test, Multiple Choice invites the reader to respond to virtuoso language exercises and short narrative passages through multiple-choice questions that are thought-provoking, usually unanswerable, and often absurd. It offers a new kind of reading experience, one in which the reader participates directly in the creation of meaning, and the nature of storytelling itself is called into question. At once funny, poignant, and political, Multiple Choice is about love and family, authoritarianism and its legacies, and the conviction that, rather than learning to think for ourselves, we are trained to obey and repeat. Serious in its literary ambition and playful in its execution, it confirms Alejandro Zambra as one of the most important writers working in any language.NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE SUMMER BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, ELLE, THE HUFFINGTON POST, THE MILLIONS, VOX, LIT HUB, THE BBC, THE GUARDIAN AND PUREWOW
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APA Citation (style guide)

Zambra, A., & McDowell, M. (2016). Multiple choice. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Zambra, Alejandro, 1975- and Megan, McDowell. 2016. Multiple Choice. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Zambra, Alejandro, 1975- and Megan, McDowell, Multiple Choice. New York: Penguin Books, 2016.

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Zambra, Alejandro, and Megan McDowell. Multiple Choice. New York: Penguin Books, 2016. Print.

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