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McDermott, Annie, translator.
Edinburgh : Charco Press, 2019.


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Central - Adult New FictionF LOZANChecked OutFebruary 13, 2022


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185 pages ; 20 cm
9781916465640, 1916465641


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"First published [in 2014] in Spanish as Cuaderno ideal by Alfaguara (Mexico)"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references.
Part diary, part fable, Loop is a love story narrated from the point of view of a woman who waits for her boyfriend Jonás to return from a trip to Spain. They met when she was recovering from an accident and he had just lost his mother. Soon after that, they were living together. She waits for him as a sort of contemporary Penelope who, instead of knitting only to then un-knit, she writes and erases her thoughts in a notebook: Proust, a dwarf, a swallow, a dreamy cat or David Bowie singing 'Wild is the Wind', make up some of the strands that are woven together in this tapestry of longing and waiting. Written in a sometimes irreverent style, in short fragments that at points are more like haikus than conventional narrative prose, this is a truly original reflection on love, relationships, solitude and the aesthetics and purpose of writing.
In English. Translated from the Spanish.
Winner, PEN Translates award, 2019

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lozano, B., & McDermott, A. (2019). Loop . Charco Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lozano, Brenda, 1981- and Annie, McDermott. 2019. Loop. Edinburgh: Charco Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lozano, Brenda, 1981- and Annie, McDermott. Loop Edinburgh: Charco Press, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lozano, Brenda, and Annie McDermott. Loop Charco Press, 2019.

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