Birth of a Bridge by Maylis De KerangalBirth of a Bridge by Maylis De Kerangal

Birth of a Bridge

byMaylis De KerangalTranslated byJessica Moore

Paperback | September 9, 2014

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The consortium of workers who gather during construction of a mythical bridge - engineers, designers, divers, overseers, protesters - with their various nationalities and social classes present a microcosm of not just California, but humanity as a whole. Through strong use of metaphor, the story of the bridge's construction becomes, in a sense, the story of construction of the novel.
Maylis de Kerangal is the author of several novels in French. Her earlier work, Naissance d'un pont (published in English as Birth of a Bridge ), won le prix Medicis and le prix Franz Hessel in 2010. Her novella Tangente vers l'est was the winner of the 2012 Prix Landerneau. In 2014, her fifth novel, Reparer les vivants ...
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Title:Birth of a BridgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.53 × 5.15 × 0.63 inPublished:September 9, 2014Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889228892

ISBN - 13:9780889228894

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