El lenguaje perdido de las grúas

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Anagrama, Jun 1, 1997 - 367 pages
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Rose y Owen Benjamin llevan una vida tranquila y sin sobresaltos en el vertiginoso Nueva York de nuestros das. Para ambos, su matrimonio y su apartamento familiar en medio de la ciudad constituyen un remanso de paz, un refugio. Pero Rose, correctora de una editorial, oculta el anhelo de una pasin que ha estado ausente de su vida, y Owen, que en su juventud pareciera destinado a una vida ms brillante, se ha recluido en un montono aunque respetable trabajo en una escuela privada, y esconde tambin una obsesin inconfesable.Pero ser su nico hijo, Philip, quien har estallar este apacible mundo de civilizados secretos, cuando decida airear pblicamente su homosexualidad, y enfrentar a sus padres con la realidad.

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About the author (1997)

David Leavitt's first collection of stories, "Family Dancing," was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award & the PEN/Faulkner Prize. "The Lost Language of Cranes" was made into a BBC film, & "While England Sleeps" was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Fiction Prize. Leavitt is also the author of "Equal Affections," "A Place I've Never Been," "Arkansas," & "The Page Turner." With Mark Mitchell, he coedited "The Penguin Book of Short Stories" & "The Pages Passed from Hand to Hand" & cowrote "Italian Pleasures." He is recipient of fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation & the National Endowment for the Arts. He divides his time between Italy and Florida.

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