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5 edition of For Rouenna found in the catalog.

For Rouenna

by Sigrid Nunez

  • 266 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Compass Press in Rockland, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Medical care -- Fiction,
  • Female friendship -- Fiction,
  • Women authors -- Fiction,
  • Nurses -- Fiction,
  • Death -- Fiction,
  • Large type books

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSigrid Nunez.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3564.U475 F6 2001b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination273 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3558481M
    ISBN 101587242176
    LC Control Number2002019315

    For Rouenna (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Sigrid Nunez's books reveal the secrets of lives that have fallen through the cracks. Here we explore her need to "rescue" the lost-and the special mixture of fact and fiction she has developed for this mission. Read "For Rouenna A Novel" by Sigrid Nunez available from Rakuten Kobo. From the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, one of the most celebrated novelists of her generation, the s Brand: Farrar, Straus And Giroux.

    For Rouenna (). “Now in her fourth and perhaps best novel to date—about a writer haunted by her brief friendship with a former Vietnam combat nurse—Nunez revisits familiar Proustian territory with Born: , New York City. Time passed. A year, another year, enough time for me to finish another booka long period when no such letters came. And then one day there came one more. ("I don't know if you remember me.") From Brooklyn this time. And this time I did not remember. I did not remember a Rouenna Zycinski. I was sure I had never known her.

    Lee "For Rouenna A Novel" por Sigrid Nunez disponible en Rakuten Kobo. From the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, one of the most celebrated novelists of her generation, the s Brand: Farrar, Straus And Giroux. Sigrid Nunez is the author of the novels Salvation City, The Last of Her Kind, A Feather on the Breath of God, and For Rouenna, among others. She has been the recipient of several awards including a Whiting Award, the Rome Prize in Literature, and a Berlin Prize Fellowship.


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May 03,  · For Rouenna, an unforgettable novel about truth, memory, and unexpected heroism by one of the most gifted writers of her generation, is also a remarkable and surprising new look at war. Read more Read less/5(11). The book begins when the first narrator is contacted by Rouenna, who turns out to have been a childhood acquaintance, when both of them lived in the projects of Staten Island.

An unlikely sort of friendship is formed, and the narrator slowly This book is divided by two protagonists/5. Nunez’s book tells us just what to do.” — Newsday “ For Rouenna is about everything: war and remembrance, how we invent our ‘selves’ and why; why we kill ourselves—or live. Nov 15,  · For Rouenna, an unforgettable novel about truth, memory, and unexpected heroism by one of the most gifted writers of her generation, is also a remarkable and surprising new look at war.

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For Rouenna, an unforgettable novel about truth, memory, and unexpected heroism by one of the most gifted writers of her generation, is also a remarkable and surprising new look at war. Specifications5/5(2). Nov 18,  · After my first book was published, I received some letters. Most of them were from strangers, people who had read the book and who wanted me to know what they thought of it.

Rouenna Zycinski. For Rouenna has been called “an entirely different kind of war novel.” Compare this book to other novels about war you have read. Compare this book to other novels about war you have read. In what ways is Nunez’s novel different.

Rouenna has books on Goodreads, and is currently reading On Rue Tatin: Living and Cooking in a French Town by Susan Herrmann Loomis, The Little Red C Home My Books. Whiting winner Nuñez (A Feather on the Breath of God,etc.) spins a moving tale about the unlikely friendship between a recently successful young writer and the old neighbor who seeks awordathought.com the publication of her first book, the unnamed narrator begins to receive letters from friends and old fans.

Some are well-wishers she once knew, while others want advice or assistance in becoming. Nov 10,  · For Rouenna, an unforgettable novel about truth, memory, and unexpected heroism by one of the most gifted writers of her generation, is also a remarkable and surprising new look at war.

See more interesting books%(). Sigrid Nunez. Sigrid Nunez is the author of the novels Salvation City, The Last of Her Kind, A Feather on the Breath of God, and For Rouenna, among awordathought.com has been the recipient of several awards including a Whiting Award, the Rome Prize in Literature, and a Berlin Prize Fellowship.

For Rouenna: A Novel by Nunez, Sigrid and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at awordathought.com When Nunez's unnamed narrator publishes her first book, she is flooded by letters, not only from fans and detractors, but from people she once knew, however glancingly.

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For Rouenna Pages: Nov 27,  · "After my first book was published", the narrator tell us, "I received some letters". Among them is one from a Rouenna Zycinski, asking to meet. Though fascinated by the stories Rouenna tells about her life as a combat nurse in Vietnam, the narrator /5().

Writing Rouenna's story becomes all-consuming, at once a necessity and the only consolation. For Rouenna, an unforgettable novel about truth, memory, and unexpected heroism by one of the most gifted writers of her generation, is also a remarkable and surprising new look at war.

Nov 15,  · For Rouenna, an unforgettable novel about truth, memory, and unexpected heroism by one of the most gifted writers of her generation, is also a. I read it around the same time as I read For Rouenna by Sigrid Nunez, an incredibly dark novel about a woman who serves as a field nurse in the Vietnam War, then returns home to a grim and circumscribed existence.

I think the title might be holding this one back from becoming the modern classic it should be. Get this from a library! For Rouenna. [Sigrid Nunez] -- After the death of Rouenna, a childhood friend, a novelist writes a book about Rouenna's experiences as a combat nurse in Vietnam.For Rouenna: A Novel (English Edition) eBook: Sigrid Nunez: awordathought.com: Tienda Kindle.

Saltar al contenido principal. Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y Listas Cuenta Identifícate Cuenta y Reviews: For Rouenna (Book): Nunez, Sigrid: From one of the most celebrated novelists of her generation, the story of a woman in the Vietnam War After my first book was published, I received some letters.

So begins Sigrid Nunez's haunting novel about the poignant and unusual friendship between a writer and a retired army nurse who seeks her out decades after their childhood in the same housing project.