By Paul Auster
Auster narra sus primeras experiencias tras sentir los angeles llamada de l. a. escritura, una etapa de desarrollo, supervivencia y empeño por conseguir el dinero que le daría los angeles libertad para dedicarse a lo que realmente quería. los angeles narración llega hasta los treinta años de Auster y termina con l. a. muerte de su padre, que marca el inicio de los angeles obra más own del escritor. Su «Crónica de un fracaso precoz» es l. a. entrañable historia de formación y crecimiento de un joven que más tarde se convirtió en un reconocido autor.
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A salto de mata: Crónica de un fracaso precoz by Paul Auster