Ellis Island

Ellis Island

Georges Perec


The French novelist Georges Perec has regularly captured the yank mind's eye, such a lot lately with the ebook of A Void, a unique written with no the letter “e.” Ellis Island holds us in thrall once more. With poetic grace, insistent wondering, and a gorgeous carousel of pictures, Perec and filmmaker Robert Bober open our eyes to the interesting mixture of permanence and transience that's Ellis Island.

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