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Book Information: Line, the

Line, the (2010) [Novel]
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The line: the universal symbol of scarcity and bureau­cracy that exists wherever petty officials are let loose to abuse their powers.

The line begins to form on the whispered rumor that a famous exiled composer is returning to Moscow to conduct his last symphony. Tickets will be limited. Nameless faces join the line, jostling for preferred position. But as time passes and the seasons change and the ticket kiosk remains shuttered, these anonymous souls take on individual shape. Unlikely friendships are forged, long-buried memories spring to life, and a year-long wait is rewarded with unexpected acts of kindness that ease the bleakness of harshly lived lives. A disparate gaggle of strangers evolves into a community of friends united in their desire to experience music they have never been allowed to hear.

Original title: The Line
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

Edition #1: The Line

The Line (2010)
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Language: English

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The Line (April 1, 2010)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Putnam Adult
ISBN: 9780399156168
Dimensions: 5.9 x 8.4 x 1.1 in
Pages: 336

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