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Private novelist: fiction
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New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016].
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xi, 317 pages ; 21 cm
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"Years ago, Nell Zink resolved to write a book for her friend, the Israeli novelist Avner Shats, that would mirror his remarkable style. Unable to read his Hebrew, she was forced to start from scratch. Now, this tongue-in-cheek homage is available to Nells growing readership for the first time, accompanied by a second dazzling and imaginative work that breathesat Shatss requestthe perfumed air of the Old Europe and stars a figure very much like Shats. Sailing Towards the Sunset by Avner Shats is Zinks faux-translation of Shatss 1998 novel Lashut El Hashkia ("Sailing Towards the Sunset"). It flows with a narrative spin only the singular Zink could pull offincluding both authentic and fictional versions of characters from Shatss life and work such as the author herself. A fast-moving portrait of expat artists, authors, and academics on fellowships at the Villa Romana in Florence, European Story for Avner Shats centers on a trio of three indelible characters: an Israeli writer vaguely reminiscent of Shats, a German specialist in ancient lint, and a beautiful and fraudulent Russian performance artist"--Amazon.com.

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"Years ago, Nell Zink resolved to write a book for her friend, the Israeli novelist Avner Shats, that would mirror his remarkable style. Unable to read his Hebrew, she was forced to start from scratch. Now, this tongue-in-cheek homage is available to Nells growing readership for the first time, accompanied by a second dazzling and imaginative work that breathesat Shatss requestthe perfumed air of the Old Europe and stars a figure very much like Shats. Sailing Towards the Sunset by Avner Shats is Zinks faux-translation of Shatss 1998 novel Lashut El Hashkia ("Sailing Towards the Sunset"). It flows with a narrative spin only the singular Zink could pull offincluding both authentic and fictional versions of characters from Shatss life and work such as the author herself. A fast-moving portrait of expat artists, authors, and academics on fellowships at the Villa Romana in Florence, European Story for Avner Shats centers on a trio of three indelible characters: an Israeli writer vaguely reminiscent of Shats, a German specialist in ancient lint, and a beautiful and fraudulent Russian performance artist"--Amazon.com.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Zink, N., Shats, A., & Zink, N. (2016). Private novelist: fiction. First edition. New York, NY, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Zink, Nell, Avner. Shats and Nell. Zink. 2016. Private Novelist: Fiction. New York, NY, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Zink, Nell, Avner. Shats and Nell. Zink, Private Novelist: Fiction. New York, NY, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.

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Zink, Nell,, et al. Private Novelist: Fiction. First edition. New York, NY, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.

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