Autopsy of a father / Pascale Kramer ; English translation by Robert Bononno.
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- ISBN: 9781942658245
- ISBN: 1942658249
- Physical Description: 204 pages ; 20 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017
Translated from the French.
"Autopsy of a Father first appeared in French as Autopsie d'un pè̀re, Copyright 2016 by Flammarion"--Title page verso.
"When a young woman returns to her childhood home after her estranged father's death, she begins to piece together the final years of his life. What changed him from a prominent left-wing journalist to a bitter racist who defended the murder of a defenseless African immigrant? Kramer exposes a country gripped by intolerance and violence to unearth the source of a family's fall from grace. Set in Paris and its suburbs, and inspired by the real-life scandal of a French author and intellectual, Autopsy of a Father blends sharp observations about familial dynamics with resonant political and philosophical questions--taking a scalpel to the racism and anti-immigrant sentiment spreading just beneath the skin of modern society"-- Provided by publisher.
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