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Libra by Don DeLillo
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In this powerful, eerily convincing fictional speculation on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Don DeLillo chronicles Lee Harvey Oswald's odyssey from troubled teenager to a man of precarious stability, who imagines himself an agent of history. When "history" presents itself in the form of two disgruntled CIA operatives who decide that an unsuccessful attempt on the life of the president will galvanize the nation against communism, the scales are irrevocably tipped.

Author Biography

Don DeLillo received the Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1984. He has won the American Book Award, and the 1989 Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize for his novel, Libra. He has written 16 novels, including the acclaimed works Underworld and White Noise, as well as plays, short stories and essays. Don DeLillo is the author of eleven novels. These are Americana, End Zone, Great Jones Street, Ratner's Star, Players, Running Dog, The Names, White Noise, the bestselling Libra (also published in Penguin), Mao II and the highly acclaimed Underworld. Americana is his first novel. He received the National Book Award for White Noise, the PEN/Faulkner Award for Mao II and was awarded the 1989 Irish Times International Fiction Prize for Libra. Don DeLillo is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Release date NZ
March 2nd, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
464
Dimensions
129x198x26
ISBN-13
9780141188225
Product ID
1674847

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