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Great House

A Novel

by Nicole Krauss

Paperback, 289 pages, W.W. Norton & Co., List Price: $14.95 |

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The lives of four strangers — including an antiques dealer in Jerusalem, a man in London and an American novelist — are thrown into chaos over an enormous, stolen desk.

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5 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List

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