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Purity
Purity
Franzen, Jonathan2015
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Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother - her only family - is hazardous. But she doesn't have a clue who her father is, why her mother has always concealed her own real name, or how she can ever have a normal life. Enter the Germans. A glancing encounter with a German peace activist leads Pip to an internship in South America with The Sunlight Project, an organisation that traffics in all the secrets of the world - including, Pip hopes, the secret of her origins. TSP is the brainchild of Andreas Wolf, a charismatic provocateur who rose to fame in the chaos following the fall of the Berlin Wall. Now on the lam in Bolivia, Andreas is drawn to Pip for reasons she doesn't understand, and the intensity of her response to him upends her conventional ideas of right and wrong.
Main title:
Purity / Jonathan Franzen.
AUTHOR:
Imprint:
London : Fourth Estate, 2015.©2015
Collation:
563 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN:
9780007532773 (paperback)9780007532766 (hardback)
Dewey class:
813.54
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryAdult FictionFRANAvailable
Hampton LibraryAdult FictionFRANAvailable
Sandringham Library ExpressAdult FictionFRANIn Deep Storage until mid 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)
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