Autor: Sophie Chen Keller
ISBN-13: 9780735210783
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 336
Format: 208x136x27 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Luster of Lost Things

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In this story for readers of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and A Man Called Ove, when all seems lost, he finds what matters most.Walter Lavender Jr. is a master of finding. A wearer of high-tops. A maker of croissants. A son keeping vigil, twelve years counting. But he wouldn't be able to tell you. Silenced by his motor speech disorder, Walter's life gets lonely. Fortunately, he has The Lavenders-his mother's enchanted dessert shop, where marzipan dragons breathe actual fire. He also has a knack for tracking down any missing thing-except for his lost father. So when the Book at the root of the bakery's magic vanishes, Walter, accompanied by his overweight golden retriever, journeys through New York City to find it-along the way encountering an unforgettable cast of lost souls. Steeped in nostalgic wonder, The Luster of Lost Things explores the depths of our capacity for kindness and our ability to heal. A lyrical meditation on why we become lost and how we are found, from the bright, broken heart of a boy who knows where to look for everyone but himself.
Autor: Sophie Chen Keller
Sophie Chen Keller was born in Beijing, China, and was raised in Ohio and California. Her fiction has won several awards and has appeared in publications such as Glimmer Train and Pedestal. After graduating from Harvard, she moved to New York City, where she currently resides with her husband and a not-so-secret cabinet of sweets.

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Autor: Sophie Chen Keller
ISBN-13:: 9780735210783
ISBN: 0735210780
Erscheinungsjahr: 08.08.2017
Verlag: Penguin LCC US
Gewicht: 337g
Seiten: 336
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 208x136x27 mm