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The last word: a novel

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First Scribner hardcover edition.
The new novel from Hanif Kureishi: an outrageous, clever and very funny story of sex, lies, art and what defines a life.
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Grouped Work ID 117a119f-6680-c37b-04f2-5c52bd6d863b
Grouping Title last word
Grouping Author kureishi hanif
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-08 23:18:31PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 00:38:15AM

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display_description "Mamoon Azam is an eminent Indian-born writer who has made a career in England--but now, in his early seventies, his reputation is fading, his book sales are nonexistent, and his flamboyant second wife's expensive habits are bleeding him dry. In an attempt to revitalize his career and reputation, Mamoon's publisher commissions Harry, an ambitious young writer, to pen the famous writer's biography. Honored and slightly intimidated, Harry promises himself that he will present an unbiased look at his literary hero--but Mamoon's publisher is after a more naked truth, a salacious tale of the author's life that will generate headlines"--
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subject_facet Authors -- Fiction, Biographers -- Fiction, Humorous stories, Intergenerational relations -- Fiction, Satire
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