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Multiple choice / Alejandro Zambra ; translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell.

Zambra, Alejandro, 1975- (author.). McDowell, Megan, (translator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION ZAMB (Text) 39391006722431 Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 863.7 ZAM (Text) 37323005271781 NONFIC Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780143109198
  • ISBN: 0143109197
  • Physical Description: 101 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, [2016]

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"NAMED ONE OF THEBEST BOOKS OF THE SUMMER BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, ELLE, THE HUFFINGTON POST AND PUREWOW "Latin America's new literary star."--The New Yorker "Brilliant. Like a literary exercise for the mind, but strangely fun to decode."--Elle "The most talked-about writer to come out of Chile since Bolaño," (The New York Times Book Review), Alejandro Zambra is celebrated around the world for his strikingly original, slyly funny, daringly unconventional fiction. Now, at the height of his powers, Zambra returns with his most audaciously brilliant book yet. Written in the form of a standardized test, Multiple Choice invites the reader to respond to virtuoso language exercises and short narrative passages through multiple-choice questions that are thought-provoking, usually unanswerable, and often absurd. It offers a new kind of reading experience, one in which the reader participates directly in the creation of meaning, and the nature of storytelling itself is called into question. At once funny, poignant, and political, Multiple Choice is about love and family, authoritarianism and its legacies, and the conviction that, rather than learning to think for ourselves, we are trained to obey and repeat. Serious in its literary ambition and playful in its execution, it confirms Alejandro Zambra as one of the most important writers working in any language"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Multiple-choice examinations > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Authoritarianism > Fiction.
Apathy > Fiction.
FICTION > Literary.
FICTION > Satire.
Genre: Experimental fiction.

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