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Humboldt's gift

Author: Saul Bellow
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Charlie Citrine, suffering from steadily worsening troubles with women, career, and life in general, receives unexpected aid and comfort in the form of a belated bequest from his onetime friend and mentor, the poet Von Humboldt Fleisher.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bellow, Saul.
Humboldt's gift.
New York : Viking Press, 1975
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Bellow
ISBN: 0670386553 9780670386550 0436039508 9780436039508 0140189440 9780140189445 9780143105473 0143105477
OCLC Number: 1339692
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1976.
Description: 487 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Saul Bellow.
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A chronicle of success and failure, this work is Bellow's tale of the writer's life in America. When Humboldt dies a failure in a seedy New York hotel, Charlie Citrine coping with the tribulations of  Read more...


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