The World to Come (Paperback)

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A million-dollar Chagall is stolen from a museum during a singles' cocktail hour. The unlikely thief, former child prodigy Benjamin Ziskind, is convinced that the painting once hung in his parents' living room. This work of art opens a door through which we discover his family's startling history from an orphanage in Soviet Russia where Chagall taught to suburban New Jersey and the jungles of Vietnam.

About the Author

Dara Horn, author of the award-winning novels "The World to Come" and "In the Image", is one of Granta's "Best Young American Novelists." She lives with her family in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393329063
ISBN-10: 0393329062
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: October 17th, 2006
Pages: 314
Language: English