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translation of Dr Apelles

David Treuer

translation of Dr Apelles

a love story

by David Treuer

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Published by Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Translators -- Fiction,
  • Indians of North America -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Treuer.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3570.R435 T73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18524913M
    ISBN 109780307386625
    LC Control Number2007027351


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The Translation of Dr Apelles / David Treuer Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press, c p. This book is unique -- it's a story of Native American life and tropes, told in a completely different voice than any other work of Native literature I've read.

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Why does Apelles think that if he tells his story “in the wrong way, it would cease to be real, it would no longer be his life because it would become a story like all the other stories about his people” ().

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The Translation of Dr Apelles was named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, Time Out, and City Pages. He published his first major work of nonfiction, Rez Life, in His next novel, Prudence, was published by Riverhead Books in The Translation of Dr.

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“The Translation of Dr. Apelles” was published in paperback Tuesday, following its hardcover release last September. In his third novel, Treuer weaves the tale of a shy, aging translator, Dr. Apelles, with a story about two young American Indians, Eta and Bimaadiz. Judging "The Translation of Dr Apelles" on its merits alone, readers will find all the fine tools of literature -- satire, irony, metaphor, suspense -- at work in the increasingly competent hands Author: Popmatters Staff.

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