Absence

Peter Handke; Ralph Manheim, Translator

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The time is an unspecified modernity, the place possibly Europe. Absence follows four nameless people -- the old man, the woman, the soldier, and the gambler -- as they journey to a desolate wasteland beyond the limits of an unnamed city.

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Peter Handke; Ralph Manheim, Translator

Peter Handke was born in Griffen, Austria, in 1942. He is the author of books, plays and screenplays, including the novel Crossing the Sierra de Gredos (FSG, 2007) and the nonfiction work Don Juan - His Own Version (FSG, 2010).

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Absence
Peter Handke; Ralph Manheim, Translator

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
June 2000
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ISBN: 9780374527631
ISBN10: 0374527636
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 118 pages
$14.00

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June 2000
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ISBN: 9781466807754
ISBN10: 146680775X
118 pages
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