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Man walks into a room

a novel

by Nicole Krauss

  • 109 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Tumors -- Patients -- Fiction.,
  • Human experimentation in medicine -- Fiction.,
  • College teachers -- Fiction.,
  • Memory transfer -- Fiction.,
  • Atomic bomb -- Fiction.,
  • Amnesia -- Fiction.,
  • Nevada -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Nan A. Talese, 2002.

    StatementNicole Krauss.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3611.R38 M36 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21418116M
    ISBN 100385721919

    At the beginning of Nicole Krauss' debut novel Man Walks Into A Room, amnesiac protagonist Samson Greene has been found wandering in the Nevada desert. Doctors examine him, find a cherry-sized.   Called one of the most impressive debuts of by Esquire, Man Walks Into a Room was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. are permanently lost. Here is the story of a keenly intelligent, sensitive man returned to a life in which everything is strange and new%().

      Man walks into a room Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Notes. The front cover is corrupt in the original book. Access-restricted-item true Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in : Man Walks Into A Room. reviews Finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize. Anna, comes to bring him home, she finds a man who remembers nothing, not even his own name. The removal of a small brain tumor saves his life, but his memories beyond the age of twelve are permanently lost.

    Man Walks Into a Room. Samson is a feminine version of one of Auster’s crusty Brooklynites. The line “A man walks into room ” is usually used to open a joke. While Samson is no joke, he’s too often in the thrall of his own predicament. The Book Staff represents a series of authors who review books for the magazine on a regular. A man is found wandering the desert outside Las Vegas. The cards in his wallet identify him as Samson Greene, a Columbia University English professor last seen leaving campus eight days ago. Thirty-six years old, with a wife, Anna, and a dog, Frank. But Samson doesn't even recognize his own name, and by the time Anna has made her away across the country to pick him up, doctors have discovered Author: Nicole Krauss.


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[Nicole Krauss] -- Samson Greene, a young university professor, is found wandering in the Nevada desert. When his wife comes to take him home, she finds a man who remembers nothing, not even his own name.

Nicole Krauss's elegant, haunting debut, Man Walks into a Room, is a what-if novel. What if, asks Krauss, a man woke up one day and he'd forgotten everything he Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. I had no idea that Nicole Krauss was the wife of Everything Is Illuminated author, Jonathan Safran Foer, before purchasing this book.

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