Luminous Airplanes

Luminous Airplanes

A decade after the publication of Haussmann, or the Distinction, his acclaimed novel about nineteenth-century Paris, Paul La Farge turns his imagination to America at the dawn of the twenty-first century.

In September 2000, a young programmer comes home from a fes­tival in the Nevada desert and learns that his grandfather has died, and that he has to return to Thebes, a town which is so isolated that its inhabitants have their own language, in order to clean out… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 27, 2011)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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