My Life as a Silent Movie: A Novel


Jesse Lee Kercheval

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 220 pages

File size: 1015 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

After losing her husband and daughter in an auto accident, 42-year-old Emma flies to Paris, discovers she has a twin brother whose existence she had not known about, and learns that her birth parents weren’t the Americans who raised her, but a White Russian film star of the 1920s and a French Stalinist. A story about identity and the shaping function of art, My Life as a Silent Movie presents a vividly rendered world and poses provocative questions on the relationship of art to life.