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Scenes from the Light Years (Carnegie-Mellon Poetry)

by Anne C. Bromley

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Published by Carnegie Mellon Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Contemporary Poetry,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11264590M
    ISBN 100887481973
    ISBN 109780887481970
    OCLC/WorldCa32302497

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Scenes from the light years. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Bromley, Anne C., Scenes from the light years. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. The dust jacket of The Light Years, the first in the Cazalet series, compares the book to the Upstairs, Downstairs television series from the BBC.

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Light Years is the first book in a thrilling and romantic new sci-fi series from the bestselling author of The Length: pages Enhanced All the while, there is a teen romance drama going on (not really my scene). It was a bit annoying to read for the umpteenth time someone’s hand brushing against someone, cheeks blushing, breaking Reviews: Light Years becomes an unexpectedly moving ode to beautiful lives frayed by time.” —James Wolcott, Esquire “[A] twentieth-century masterpiece.

At once iridescent, lyrical, mystical and magnetic.” —Bloomsbury Review “An absolutely beautiful, monstrous, important book.” —Joy Williams. The Light Years is the first in the five part series which chronicles (sorry) various members of the Cazalet family.

The Light Years covers the period ofin the build up to the Second World War. There is a large cast of characters, the family, with some extended family members and their servants, mistresses and work places.

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $27 (p) ISBN Buy this book In this vibrant memoir, artist Rush recounts his strange and colorful childhood and. James Salter has written screenplays, so it's no coincidence that Light Years is a highly cinematic book.

It is filled with the prose equivalent of montage, wide-shots, and jump cuts, as in the scene on pagesin which alternating paragraphs depict Jivan dining with the Berlands and--later?--earlier?. Check out this great listen on Lambda Literary Award - Nominee, Entertainment Weekly Best Books of the Year, The Light Years is a joyous and defiant coming-of-age memoir set during one of the most turbulent times in American history.

Chris Rush was born into a prosperous, fi. James Salter has written screenplays, so it's no coincidence that Light Years is a highly cinematic book. It is filled with the prose equivalent of montage, wide-shots, and jump cuts, as in the scene on pagesin which alternating paragraphs depict Jivan dining.

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