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The Book of Happiness - Berberova, Nina
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The Book of Happiness is one of the outstanding novels the great Russian writer Nina Berberova wrote during the years she lived in Paris, and the most autobiographical. All Berberova's characters-including Berberova herself-live raw, unfurnished lives, in poverty, on the edge of cities, with little sense of belonging-except in moments of epiphany-to their time and in life itself (The Observer). Such a character is Vera, the protagonist of The Book of Happiness. She is seen first in Paris where she leads a dreary life tied ...

The Book of Happiness 2002, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York

ISBN-13: 9780811215039

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The Book of Happiness 1999, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811214018