Walter Abish



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 5 titles

  • General Fiction

    May-1993

    While Mexican literary critic Alejandro longs for Mercedes, his estranged and unfaithful wife, Bonnie, the daughter of Mercedes' lover, witnesses a murder, and Preston, an American industrialist, and his wife deal with an unscrupulous art dealer...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1990

    Fiction. Art. Five collage textswith six photographs by Cecile Abish. The five stories that make up 99: THE NEW MEANING are created entirely from fragments of other works. From Abish's introduction: "These works were undertaken in a playful spirit no...

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  • General Fiction

    1980

    Ulrich Hargenau testifies against fellow members of a German terrorist group in order to save himself and his wife, Paula, and contemplates the nature of his German heritage. The question How German Is It underlies the cond...

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-1977

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1974

    An extraordinary linguistic tour de force that “prankishly takes the reader on an intricate trek through the alphabet” (John Updike, The New Yorker) “Are all archaeologists arrogant Aristotelians, asks author, as Angolans abduct Alva. Adieu Alv...

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