The tiger's wife: a novel

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NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST &; NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER &; &;Spectacular . . . [Téa Obreht] spins a tale of such marvel and magic in a literary voice so enchanting that the mesmerized reader wants her never to stop.&;&;Entertainment Weekly Look for Téa Obreht&;s second novel, Inland, now available. NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times &; Entertainment Weekly &; The Christian Science Monitor &; The Kansas City Star &; Library JournalWeaving a brilliant latticework of family legend, loss, and love, Téa Obreht, the youngest of The New Yorker&;s twenty best American fiction writers under forty, has spun a timeless novel that will establish her as one of the most vibrant, original authors of her generation.In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather&;s recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with &;the deathless man.&; But most extraordinary of all is the story her grandfather never told her&;the legend of the tiger&;s wife.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal &; O: The Oprah Magazine &; The Economist &; Vogue &; Slate &; Chicago Tribune &; The Seattle Times &; Dayton Daily News &; Publishers Weekly &; Alan Cheuse, NPR&;s All Things Considered&;Stunning . . . a richly textured and searing novel.&;&;Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times&;[Obreht] has a talent for subtle plotting that eludes most writers twice her age, and her descriptive powers suggest a kind of channeled genius. . . . No novel [this year] has been more satisfying.&;&;The Wall Street Journal  &;Filled with astonishing immediacy and presence, fleshed out with detail that seems firsthand, The Tiger&;s Wife is all the more remarkable for being the product not of observation but of imagination.&;&;The New York Times Book Review&;That The Tiger&;s Wife never slips entirely into magical realism is part of its magic. . . . Its graceful commingling of contemporary realism and village legend seems even more absorbing.&;&;The Washington Post

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subject_facetBalkan Peninsula -- Fiction
Family secrets -- Fiction
Grandparent and child -- Fiction
Orphanages -- Fiction
Women physicians -- Fiction
title_displayThe tiger's wife : a novel
title_fullThe Tiger's Wife A Novel
The tiger's wife : a novel / Téa Obreht
title_shortThe tiger's wife
title_suba novel
topic_facetFamily secrets
Fiction
Grandparent and child
Literature
Orphanages
Romance
Women physicians