Waiting for Bojangles : a novel
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Kramer, Regan, translator.
Published
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
ISBN
9781501145919, 1501145916
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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Physical Desc
160 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English

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Description
The runaway international bestseller-shortlisted for one of France's highest literary prizes--a dark, funny, and wholly charming novel about a young boy and his eccentric family who grapple with the realities of mental illness in unique and whimsical ways. A young boy lives with his madcap parents, Louise and George, and an exotic bird in a Parisian apartment, where the unopened mail rises in a tower by the door, the bird acts like a member of the family, and his parents dance to Nina Simone's mellifluous classic Mister Bojangles. As his mother, mesmerizing and unpredictable, descends deeper into mental illness, it is up to the boy and his father to keep her safe and, when that fails, happy. Fleeing Paris for a country home in Spain, they come to understand that some of the most radiant people bear the heaviest burdens. Told from the perspective of a young boy who idolizes his parents and from George's journals, detailing the epic love story with his wife, this charming, heartbreaking gem of a novel will stay with you long after the final page. As we read, their love story becomes ours.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bourdeaut, O., & Kramer, R. (2019). Waiting for Bojangles: a novel. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bourdeaut, Olivier, 1980- and Regan, Kramer. 2019. Waiting for Bojangles: A Novel. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bourdeaut, Olivier, 1980- and Regan, Kramer, Waiting for Bojangles: A Novel. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bourdeaut, Olivier, and Regan Kramer. Waiting for Bojangles: A Novel. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2019. Print.

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