Empty set
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Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2018.
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Book
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First English-language edition.
ISBN
9781566894944, 1566894948
Physical Desc
209 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Status
Adult (3rd Floor) - Adult Fiction
Gerber Bicecci, Veronica
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Published
Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2018.
Edition
First English-language edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781566894944, 1566894948

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Translated from the Spanish.
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""Veronica Gerber writes with a luminous intimacy; her novel is clever, vibrant, moving, profoundly original. Reading it made me feel as if the world had been rebuilt."--Francisco Goldman "From the very beginning, Veronica Gerber set out to write a novel that would end up at a loss for words. She alone could achieve this feat: because she's a visual artist who takes everything she reads in as concentric circles threaded with color, and because she writes essays on painters who write across canvasses and writers who paint plots from the realities of life. She alone could bring the necessary silence to a novel so perfect it ended up leaving me speechless as well."--Jorge F. Hernandez How do you draw an affair? A family? Can a Venn diagram show the ways overlaps turn into absences, tree rings tell us what happens when mothers leave? Can we fall in love according to the hop skip of an acrostic? Empty Set is a novel of patterns, its young narrator's attempt at making sense of inevitable loss, tracing her way forward in loops, triangles, and broken lines. Veronica Gerber Bicecci is a visual artist who writes. In 2013 she was awarded the third Aura Estrada prize for literature. She is an editor with Tumbona Ediciones, a publishing cooperative with a catalogue that explores the intersections between literature and art"--,Provided by publisher.
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Translated from Spanish.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gerber Bicecci, V., & MacSweeney, C. (2018). Empty set (First English-language edition.). Coffee House Press.

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

Gerber Bicecci, Verónica, 1981- and Christina, MacSweeney. 2018. Empty Set. Coffee House Press.

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

Gerber Bicecci, Verónica, 1981- and Christina, MacSweeney. Empty Set Coffee House Press, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gerber Bicecci, Verónica, and Christina MacSweeney. Empty Set First English-language edition., Coffee House Press, 2018.

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