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A Life Full of Holes

A Life Full of Holes

(2008)
A Novel Tape Recorded in Moghrebi and Translated Into English By Paul Bowles
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One of the most unusual literary innovations ever produced, A Life Full of Holes is the result of a singular collaboration between two remarkable individuals: Driss ben Hamed Charhadi, an illiterate North African servant and street vendor, and legendary American novelist and essayist Paul Bowles. The powerful story of a shepherd and petty trafficker struggling to maintain hope as he wrestles with the grim realities of daily life, it is the first novel ever written in the Arabic dialect Moghrebi, faithfully recorded and translated into English by Bowles. Straightforward yet rich in complex emotions, it is a fascinating inside look at an unfamiliar culture - harsh and startling, yet interwoven with a poignant, poetic beauty.

 
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Paperback Editions

December 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: A Life Full of Holes: A Novel Recorded and Translated by Paul Bowles
Author(s): Larbi Layachi
ISBN: 0-06-156529-6 / 978-0-06-156529-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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October 1999 : UK Paperback
Title: A Life Full of Holes ("Rebel Inc." Classics)
Author(s): Driss Ben Hamed Charhadi
ISBN: 0-86241-949-2 / 978-0-86241-949-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Rebel inc.
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January 1982 : USA Paperback
Title: A Life Full of Holes: A novel tape-recorded in Moghrebi and translated into English by Paul Bowles
Author(s): Driss ben Hamed Charhadi
ISBN: 0-394-17946-3 / 978-0-394-17946-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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Kindle Editions

December 2008 : USA Kindle edition
Title: A Life Full of Holes: A Novel Recorded and Translated by Paul Bowles
Author(s): Larbi Layachi
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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