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ISBN-10: 1468311468

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ISBN-10: 1903385377

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An bold novel by means of considered one of America's superior fiction writers, rediscovered and with an advent by way of Michael Chabon.

A pleasant literary rediscovery by way of the nationwide e-book Award-nominated Macdonald Harris, HERMA is the colourful, fanciful, and relocating tale of a willful younger opera singer on the flip of the century. As a baby in Southern California within the overdue 1900s, Herma shows a major expertise for vocal mimicry. Her present will ultimately take her from the choir of her kingdom church to the Paris Opera, thank you in no small half to the machinations of her daredevil agent, Fred Hite. it truly is a luxurious rags-to-riches story filled with pleasure, sexual intrigue, and decadence, and lines cameos by way of Puccini and Proust, between others. Herma and Fred are glamorous and adventuresome publications to show of the century San Francisco and Paris, yet there is a mystery on the center in their intimate dating. This twinned hero and heroine pair and the profound connection among them makes HERMA the main bold novel within the repertoire of 1 of America's maximum and such a lot expert writers.

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