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The liar
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Contributors:
Silverston, Sondra, translator.
Published:
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First North American edition.
Physical Desc:
278 pages ; 25 cm
Status:
Busch Annapolis Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION (G)
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Description
This "brilliant" novel, an Elle Magazine Best Book of the Year about "lying and the lure of fame" (Joan Siber, National Book Critics Circle and PEN/Faulkner award-winning author), reveals how one mistake can have a thousand consequences. Nofar is an average teenage girl -- so average, in fact, that she's almost invisible. Serving customers ice cream all summer long, she is desperate for some kind of escape. One afternoon, a terrible lie slips from her tongue. And suddenly everyone wants to talk to her: the press, her schoolmates, and even the boy upstairs. He is the only one who knows the truth, and he is demanding a price for his silence. Then Nofar meets Raymonde, an elderly immigrant whose best friend has just died. Raymonde keeps her friend alive the only way she knows how, by inhabiting her stories. But soon, Raymonde's lies take on a life of their own. Written with propulsive energy, dark humor, and deep insight, The Liar reveals the far-reaching consequences of even our smallest choices, and explores the hidden corners of human nature to reveal the liar, and the truth-teller, in all of us.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0316445398, 9780316445399

Notes

General Note
Translation of: Shaḳranit ṿeha-'ir.
General Note
Originally published in Israel, 2018.
General Note
"First English-language edition published in Great Britain by Pushkin Press: March 2019"--Copyright page.
Description
From the award-winning author of Waking Lions comes a novel about how one lie can change everything, when a teenaged girl's scream--and the false assumption that comes from it--radiates through a street, a neighborhood, and a city, and turns lives upside down.
Language
In English, translated from the Hebrew.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Gundar-Goshen, A., & Silverston, S. (2019). The liar. First North American edition. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gundar-Goshen, Ayelet, 1982- and Sondra, Silverston. 2019. The Liar. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gundar-Goshen, Ayelet, 1982- and Sondra, Silverston, The Liar. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gundar-Goshen, Ayelet, and Sondra Silverston. The Liar. First North American edition. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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