The Man Who Guarded the Bomb: Stories
The Man Who Guarded the Bomb: Stories
  • 定  價:NT$873元
  • 優惠價: 9786
  • 可得紅利積點:23 點
  • 庫存: 無庫存,下單後進貨(採購期約45個工作天)
  • 加入購物車
分享:
商品介紹
  • 商品簡介
  • 作者簡介
  • A boy finds himself alone with his first love in a toboggan stalled atop the Matterhorn at Disneyland. A woman, bitter about her marriage to a man turned blind, must decide if he lives or dies. A man haunted by his role in creating the H-bomb suddenly disappears in old age, only to turn up at Alamagordo, seeking an Indian and redemption. Such characters, at the crossroads of emotion and ethics, confounding loss and resurrection, populate this unforgettable collection of tales. Loosely connected, the stories chronicle the lives of the Matters, a captivating, tragic, yet ultimately exultant Arab American family.

    Spanning continents and a century, the stories center on the balm that human relationships offer. In "The Chandelier," a boy desperate to feed his starving family hauls a stolen chandelier over a snowy mountain in Lebanon during World War I. A young Mexican nurse and her lover wind their way through eighteenth-century California missions in "Fabiola." Against the backdrop of the September 11 attacks, an Arab American man is thrown from a bus, echoing past racial discriminations, in "Get Off the Bus."

    With a poet’s ear and a historian’s keen eye for detail, Orfalea offers readers beautifully crafted stories filled with flawed yet irresistible characters who are rendered with great tenderness and aching complexity.

  • Gregory Orfalea was born and raised in Los Angeles. He directed the writing program at Pitzer College of the Claremont Colleges, and he currently teaches Arab American literature at Georgetown University. The author of two acclaimed histories, The Arab Americans: A History and Messengers of the Lost Battalion, in 2009 he published a collection of memoirs and personal essays, Angeleno Days. He divides his time between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.
    本週66折

      • 人性的弱點(最新精髓版)
      • 優惠價:211元
      • 螢火蟲
      • 優惠價:185元
      • 對了就美:無關年齡,只要美的剛剛好
      • 優惠價:211元
      • 小姨多鶴
      • 優惠價:231元
      • 直視死亡的勇氣:一位安寧療護醫師教你善終的可能,更教你活著的勇氣
      • 優惠價:251元
      • 怪異酷天才:神秘小說之父愛倫坡(二版)
      • 優惠價:231元
      • 陪孩子畫唐詩02:用塗鴉培養孩子的詩心
      • 優惠價:185元
      • 謎漾的魚:曼波魚
      • 優惠價:145元
      • 伊斯蘭怎麼了:地圖解讀跨越千年的穆斯林文化
      • 優惠價:211元
      • 我的男友四百歲(簡體書)
      • 優惠價:130元

    推薦書展
    公司簡介服務條款隱私權政策異業合作人才招募圖書館採購/編目三民禮券兌換處好站連結三民‧東大‧弘雅目錄古籍‧古典目錄