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How I Became a Nun

How I Became a Nun

(2007)
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Paperback. Pub Date: 2007 Pages: 128 Publisher: New Directions Publishing My story the story of how I became a nun. 'Began very early in my life; I had just turned six. The beginning is marked by a vivid memory. which I can reconstruct down to the last detail. Before. there is nothing. and after. everything is an extension of the same vivid memory. continuous and unoken. including the intervals of sleep. up to the point where I took the veil. So starts Cesar Aira's astounding autobiographical novel. Intense and perfect. this invented narrative of childhood experience istles with dramatic humor at each stage of growing up: a first ice cream. school. reading. games. friendship. The novel begins in Aira's hometown . Coronel Pringles. As self-awareness grows. the story rushes forward in a torrent of anecdotes which transform a world of uneventful happiness into something else: t...

 
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Paperback Editions

January 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: How I Became a Nun
Author(s): Cesar Aira
ISBN: 0-8112-1631-4 / 978-0-8112-1631-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Directions
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Kindle Editions

February 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: How I Became a Nun
Author(s): Cesar Aira
Publisher: New Directions
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