Item Details

The Impostor: A True Story

Javier Cercas ; translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne
Format
Book
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.
Edition
First American edition
Language
English
Spanish (translated from)
Uniform Title
Impostor English
ISBN
9781524732813, 1524732818, 9781524732820
Summary
An elderly man in his nineties, living in Barcelona, a Holocaust survivor who gave hundreds of speeches, granted dozens of interviews, received important national honors, and even moved government officials to tears. But in May 2005, Marco was exposed as a fraud: he was never in a Nazi concentration camp.
Contents
  • The onion skin
  • The novelist of himself
  • The flight of Icarus
  • The blind spot.
Description
364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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