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False Papers

(2000)
Essays On Exile and Memory
A non fiction book by

 
 
Essays on memory by the author of Out of Egypt.

We remember not because we have something we wish to go back to, nor because memories are all we have. We remember because memory is our most intimate, most familiar gesture. Most people are convinced I love Alexandria. In truth, I love remembering Alexandria. For it is not Alexandria that is beautiful. Remembering is beautiful.

Celebrated as one of the most poignant stylists of his generation, Andr Aciman has written a witty, surprising series of linked essays that ponder the experience of loss, moving from his forced departure from Alexandria as a teenager, through his brief stay in Europe, and finally to the home he's made (and half invented) on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

    

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June 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: False Papers: Essays on Exile and Memory
Author(s): Andre Aciman
ISBN: 0-374-29978-1 / 978-0-374-29978-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
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Paperback Editions

September 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: False Papers
Author(s): Andre Aciman
ISBN: 0-312-42005-6 / 978-0-312-42005-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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April 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: False Papers
Author(s): Andre Aciman
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