A Street Story
By (author) John Berger
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King by John Berger
Book DescriptionWith the poetic acuity that renders his work timeless, Booker Prize-winning author John Berger brings us a 24-hour chronicle of homelessness. Beside a highway, in a wasteland furnished with smashed trucks and broken washing machines, lives a vagrant community of once-hopeful individuals, now abandoned by the twentieth century. King, our narrator, is the guardian of a homeless couple, stealing meat from the butcher and sharing the warmth of his flesh. His canine sensibility affords him both amnesty from human hardship and rare insight into his companions' lives.Through his senses we see--clearly and unsentimentally--the dignity and strength that can survive within chaos and pain."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375705342
Paperback / softback
(202mm x 131mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - John Berger
John Berger lives in a small community in rural France.
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