Beautiful ruins : a novel

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New York : Harper Perennial, 2013.
First Harper Perennial edition.
9780061928178, 0061928178
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337, 16 pages ; 24 cm


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New York : Harper Perennial, 2013.
First Harper Perennial edition.
9780061928178, 0061928178


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Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more.
The story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 ... and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later, featuring an Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet, the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant.
"Beautiful Ruins is a glorious read for book lovers ... Jess Walter has quietly and expertly built a career over six novels that puts him at the forefront of great American writers. Beautiful Ruins is the emerald among the pearls."--Selections from a review by best-selling novelist Adriana Trigiani.
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A former National Book Award finalist and winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award, as of September 2015, Jess Walter is the author of six novels, one book of short stories and one nonfiction book. His work has been translated into 30 languages, and his essays, short fiction, criticism and journalism have been widely published, in Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, Harper's, Esquire, McSweeney's, Details and many others.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Walter, J. (2013). Beautiful ruins: a novel (First Harper Perennial edition.). Harper Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Walter, Jess, 1965-. 2013. Beautiful Ruins: A Novel. New York: Harper Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Walter, Jess, 1965-. Beautiful Ruins: A Novel New York: Harper Perennial, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Walter, Jess. Beautiful Ruins: A Novel First Harper Perennial edition., Harper Perennial, 2013.

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