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Memoir From Antproof Case

by Mark Helprin

  • 306 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Harvest Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Helprin, Mark - Prose & Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9802706M
    ISBN 100156032007
    ISBN 109780156032001
    OCLC/WorldCa181517794

    Memoir from Antproof Case Quotes Showing of 10 “When faced with something I fear, I tend to eat spaghetti.” ― Mark Helprin, Memoir from Antproof CaseCited by: 4. Editions for Memoir from Antproof Case: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover publish.

    Get this from a library! Memoir from Antproof Case: a novel. [Mark Helprin] -- The bittersweet memoir of an aging man-of-the-world. In a tone tinged with humor and regret he describes his many lives, from banker to fighter pilot, to inmate of a mental asylum, commenting on. An old American who lives in Brazil is writing his memoirs. An English teacher at the naval academy, he is married to a woman young enough to be his daughter and has a little son whom he loves. Memoir From Antproof Case. by Mark Helprin. ebook. Read a sample Read a sample Kindle Book Release date: Aug OverDrive Read ISBN.

    In Mark Helprin’s ambitious novel, MEMOIR FROM ANTPROOF CASE, an American-born octogenarian who, while withholding his true name, invites readers to call him Oscar Progresso, writes, and. -REVIEW: of Memoir from Antproof Case (Jaime Smith, The Reader) -REVIEW: of Memoir from Antproof Case (Dave Edelman) -REVIEW: of A CITY IN WINTER By Mark Helprin. Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg () (Michele Slung, NY Times Book Review) -REVIEWS: of The Veil of Snows By Mark Helprin. Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg (SF Site)4/5.


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Mark Helprin is the acclaimed author of Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works. His novels are read around the world, translated into over 20 languages/5(71).

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About the Book. A roman à clef of sorts, Memoir From Antproof Case is the story of a narrator who never reveals his name even as he confesses the secret that has shaped his life. This life begins with the killing (in self-defense) of a man on a New York Central train, and following as the result, adolescence in a Swiss mental asylum.

Memoir From Antproof Case () About book: I consider myself a Mark Helprin fan (Winter's Tale was my favourite book for about a decade), so I was surprised to find myself struggling to love this book.

I think this book lacked the transcendence of Winter's Tale, and without that it was too heavy to take n's prose is still enchanting.

His usual mixture of flamboyant fantasy and concrete detail animates Helprin's (Soldier of the Great War) latest work, a tour de force that combines adventure, romance and an overview of the 20th century into a bittersweet narrative.

This ``memoir'' is being composed in humid, insect-ridden Brazil, and its pages are preserved in an antproof case/5(20). Memoir from Antproof Case; A Soldier of the Great War; The Veil of Snows; A City in Winter: The Queen's Tale; In Sunlight and in Shadow; Swan Lake; THE PACIFIC AND OTHER STORIES.

For information about permission to reproduce selections from this book, write to Permissions, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, Park Avenue South, New York, New York The Library of Congress has cataloged the hardcover edition as follows: Helprin, Mark.

Memoir from antproof case: a novel / Mark Helprin. p 4/5(32). MARK HELPRIN is the acclaimed author of Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works.

His novels are read around the world, translated into over twenty languages/5(12). A great novel about a man who, in the face of the world's cruelty, refuses to stop loving An American living in Brazil writes his memoirs, storing the pages in his antproof case.

The pages tell of his exploits in World War II, his life as an investment banker and millionaire, as a thief, 4/5(5). From Mark Helprin, acclaimed author of A Soldier of the Great War and A Winter's Tale, comes a miraculous song of the twentieth a mountain garden in Brazil, an old American is writing his memoirs, placing the pages carefully in his antproof by: 4.

Memoir from Antproof Case: A Novel by Mark ended. Like Winter’s Tale and A Soldier of the Great War, Memoir from Antproof Case is difficult to classify (although Helprin helpfully gives it the subtitle A Novel).It has elements of magical surrealism, but falls short on magic.

In this sprawling fictional memoir, Oscar Progresso (not his real name, as though he were a real person. After the realistic Soldier of the Great War (), Helprin returns to the romantic fancy of A Winter's Tale () for this achingly beautiful tale of revelation, revenge, and a magnificent obsession.

Told as a memoir by an unnamed child of the century, this episodic but neatly circular story concerns the rise and fall of a crazed knight errant, a soldier in the services of memory and devotion. Memoir from Antproof Case: A Novel by Mark Helprin. Recommended.

Like Winter's Tale and A Soldier of the Great War, Memoir from Antproof Case is difficult to classify (although Helprin helpfully gives it the subtitle A Novel). It has elements of magical surrealism, but falls short on magic/5(36). MARK HELPRIN is the acclaimed author of Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works.

His novels are read around the world, translated into over twenty languages. Memoir from Antproof Case Mark Helprin Helprin's narrator writes his ""memoir"" as an old man, reviewing an extravagant and occasionally perilous life spanning many of the major events of the. Mark Helprin.

Mark Helprin belongs to no literary school, movement, tendency, or trend. Winter’s Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Memoir From Antproof Case, Freddy and Fredericka, In Sunlight and in Shadow, and Paris in the Present Tense), and three children’s books (Swan Lake, A City in Winter, and The Veil of Snows.

As he reminisces and writes, placing the pages carefully in his antproof case, we learn that he was a World War II ace who was shot down twice, an investment banker who met with popes and presidents, and a man who was never not in love.

He was the thief of the century, a. Instead, Memoir from Antproof case is an amazing story from cover to cover! I must confess, despite being a good read from cover to cover, I found it a little slow to get into the first couple of chapters or so of the book/5(61).Download Memoir from Antproof Case by Helprin Mark () Hardcover and read Memoir from Antproof Case by Helprin Mark () Hardcover online books in format PDF.

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