House of Breath by William Goyen
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House of Breath
By William Goyen

The House of Breath

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House of Breath by William Goyen

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Readers can now rediscover one of William Goyen's most important works in this restoration of the original text. "The House of Breath" eschews traditional conventions of plot and character presentation. The book is written as an ethereal address to the people and places the narrator remembers from his childhood in a small Texas town. More than a story, it is a meditation on the nature of identity, origins, and memory.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780810150676
ISBN-10: 0810150670
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Northwestern University Press
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William Goyen

William Goyen was born in Trinity, Texas, served in World War II, and lived much of his life in Taos, New Mexico. He wrote numerous short stories, novels, poems, and plays.

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