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Humboldt's gift / Saul Bellow ; introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides.

Bellow, Saul. (Author). Eugenides, Jeffrey. (Added Author).
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Jefferson County Public Library - Madison AWARD PUL 1976 (Text) 39391006757346 Award - Fic Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780143105473
  • ISBN: 0143105477
  • Physical Description: xvi, 494 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2008.

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Summary, etc.: For many years, the great poet Von Humboldt Fleisher and Charlie Citrine, a young man inflamed with a love for literature, were the best of friends. At the time of his death, however, Humboldt is a failure, and Charlie's life has reached a low point: his career is at a standstill, and he's enmeshed in an acrimonious divorce, infatuated with a highly unsuitable young woman, and involved with a neurotic mafioso. And then Humboldt acts from beyond the grave, bestowing upon Charlie an unexpected legacy that may just help him turn his life around.
Awards Note: Pulitzer Prize, 1976
Subject: Authors > Fiction.
Poets > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.

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