Life Class

November 1, 2013|
Life Class by Ann Charney
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Nerina, a young woman living in Venice after the breakup of the former Yugoslavia, is looking for a way to move to America. Her charm and grace bring her to the attention of Helena, a woman who seeks out "individuals with useful skills" for her contacts in the international art community.

Nerina successfully adapts to the social and professional expectations of working with creative people. In fact, she is so successful that her greatest challenge lies not in achieving her dream, but in finding for a dream to pursue in the first place - a journey that takes her from Italy to New York, and finally Montreal.

Ann Charney''s Life Class is an unusual diaspora novel, casting its protagonist not as a leaf scattered by wind, but as a brave explorer following her ambitions.

Ann Charney was born in Poland and raised in Montreal. She is a novelist, essayist, and journalist, who has an MA in French literature from McGill University and a license des lettres from the Sorbonne in Paris. She has won two National Magazine Awards, the Chatelaine Fiction Prize, and the Canadian Authors’ Association Prize, a...
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Title:Life Class
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.65 X 5.17 X 0.61 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.65 X 5.17 X 0.61 in
Published:November 1, 2013
Publisher:Cormorant Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770862968

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