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First Execution

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From Domenico Starnone, the Strega-prize winning author of Ties (2017), a stylish metaphysical novel about the art of teaching, the fear of terrorism, the sinuous paths that self-delusion lead us down, and the travails of growing old. Mild-mannered retired teacher Domenico Stasi learns that Nina, a former student of his, is being held as a suspected terrorist. His first thought is to contact her-only her innocence can reassure him that his teachings have not contributed to the creation of a monster. But instead of the ...

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First Execution
2009, Europa Editions, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781933372662

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