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Man Booker Prize Nominee
ISBN: 9781250141033160 Pages
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Winner of the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize
Shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award
Longlisted for American Literary Translators Association's Translation Prize in Prose
Andreas Egger knows every path and peak of his mountain valley, the source of his sustenance, his livelihood—his home.
Set in the mid-twentieth century and told with beauty and tenderness, Robert Seethaler's Whole Life is a story of man's relationship with an ancient landscape, of the value of solitude, of the arrival of the modern world, and above all, of the moments, great and small, that make us who we are.
Man Booker Prize Nominee, International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award - Nominee
A Whole Life
On a February morning in the year 1933 Andreas Egger lifted the dying goatherd Johannes Kalischka, known to all the valley dwellers as Horned Hannes, off his sodden and rather sour-smelling...