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Trick / Domenico Starnone ; translated from the Italian by Jhumpa Lahiri.

Starnone, Domenico, 1943- (author.). Lahiri, Jhumpa, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

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Black Mountain Library F STA (Text) 0020511781898 Adult Fiction Available -
Columbus Library F STA (Text) 31250200070733 Adult New Fiction Available -
East Asheville Library F STA (Text) 0020511829234 Adult Fiction Available -
Jackson County Public Library F STARNONE (Text) 39493108388507 Adult Fiction Available -
Leicester Library F STA (Text) 0020511783217 Adult Fiction Available -
North Regional Library F STARNONE (Text) 31781064503442 Adult Fiction Available -
Pack Memorial Library F STA (Text) 0020511759209 Adult Fiction Available -
South Buncombe/Skyland Library F STA (Text) 0020511752824 Adult Fiction Available -
Swannanoa Library F STA (Text) 0020511783738 Adult Fiction Available -
Weaverville Library F STA (Text) 0020511756049 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781609454449
  • ISBN: 1609454448
  • Physical Description: 191 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Europa editions, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Scherzetto.
Summary, etc.:
Sharp, succinct storytelling and breathtaking prose combine in this new novel by the author of Ties, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and a Kirkus Reviews and Sunday Times Best Book of the Year. Trick is a stylish drama about ambition, family, and old-age that goes beyond the ordinary and predictable. Imagine a duel between two men. One, Daniele Mallarico, is a successful illustrator who, in the twilight of his years, feels that his reputation and his artistic prowess are fading. The other, Mario, is Daniele's four-year-old grandson. Daniele has been living in a cold northern city for years, in virtual solitude, focusing obsessively on his work, when his daughter asks if he would come to Naples for a few days and babysit Mario while she and her husband attend a conference. Shut inside his childhood home--an apartment in the center of Naples that is filled with the ghosts of Mallarico's past--grandfather and grandson match wits as Daniele heads toward a reckoning with his own ambitions and life choices. Outside the apartment, pulses Naples, a wily, violent, and passionate city whose influence can never be shaken.
Language Note:
Translated from the Italian.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Naples (Italy) > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.

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