A Novel by Susan Sontag
- Published: Sep 14, 2020
A glorious, sweeping new novel from the bestselling author of The Volcano Lover. The Volcano Lover, Susan Sontag's bestselling 1992 novel, retold the love story of Emma Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson with consummate power. In her enthralling new... read more
In America - PDF free download eBook
Looking for file america.pdf to download for free? Use our search system and download the ebook for computer, smartphone or online reading. Also, you can buy a paper edition of In America for only $7.99. Links to the on-line stores you'll find on this page.
Details of In America
- Exact title of the book
- In America
- Book author
- Susan Sontag
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux
- May 04, 2001
- PDF, FB2, EPUB, MOBI
- File size (in PDF)
- 3888 kB
Some brief overview of book
A glorious, sweeping new novel from the bestselling author of The Volcano Lover. The Volcano Lover, Susan Sontag's bestselling 1992 novel, retold the love story of Emma Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson with consummate power. In her enthralling new novel-once again based on a real story-Sontag shows us our own country on the cusp of modernity.
In 1876 a group of Poles led by Maryna Zalewska, Poland's greatest actress, travel to California to found a "utopian" commune. Maryna, who has renounced her career, is accompanied by her small son and husband; in her entourage is a rising young writer who is in love with her. The novel portrays a West that is still largely empty, where white settlers confront native Californians and Asian coolies.
The image of America, and of California-as fantasy, as escape, as radical simplification-constantly meets a more complex reality. The commune fails and most of the émigrés go home, but Maryna stays and triumphs on the American stage. In America is a big, juicy, surprising book-about a woman's search for self-transformation, about the fate of idealism, about the world of the theater-that will captivate its readers from the first page.
It is Sontag's most delicious, most brilliant achievement. In America is the winner of the 2000 National Book Award for Fiction.
Download America as e-book
Press the button start search and wait a little while. Using file-sharing servers API, our site will find the e-book file in various formats (such as PDF, EPUB and other). Please do not reload the page during the search. A typical file search time is about 15-20 seconds.
Free service that helps find an e-book in automatic mode on private file-sharing servers.