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Cousins and Strangers

America, Britain, and Europe in a New Century

by Chris Patten

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Owl Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Relations (General),
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Modern - 21st Century,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Europe - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7933279M
    ISBN 100805082573
    ISBN 109780805082579

      The following is from Leah Hager Cohen's new novel, Strangers and novel follows an already sprawling family hosting an even larger and more chaotic wedding, an entertaining story about family, culture, memory, and community.   In Cousins and Strangers, Chris Patten, one of Europe's most distinguished statesmen, scrutinizes the final years of the twentieth century and how the fall of the Berlin Wall in fundamentally changed the nature of this Western alliance. Today, the threat of terrorism, economic competition from Asia, and a seemingly unbridgeable cultural Brand: Henry Holt And Co.

      Cheerful and lively, Strangers and Cousins is dense with themes, yet has a satisfying simplicity of setting wittily captured, though Cohen keeps the satire gentle As in a Shakespearean comedy, disparate relationships will find a way to be resolved, and familial love, at least, will prevail.3/4(5).   Strangers and Cousins (Book): Cohen, Leah Hager: "A wise and joyful novel, Strangers and Cousins is about what happens when an already sprawling family hosts an even larger and more chaotic wedding: a compassionate and entertaining story about family, culture, memory, community, and the permeable lines that define one's tribal identity"-- Provided by publisher.

    "A wise and joyful novel, Strangers and Cousins is about what happens when an already sprawling family hosts an even larger and more chaotic wedding: a compassionate and entertaining story about family, culture, memory, community, and the permeable lines that define one's tribal identity"-- Bennie and Walter are preparing to host the wedding of.   Strangers and Cousins has the old-fashioned feel of a sprawling multi-generational tale even as it is animated by very contemporary ideas about love, marriage and family. A beautiful novel by one of our most gifted and insightful writers.".


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Strangers and Cousins. Leah Hager Cohen. Rating details ratings reviews. A novel about what happens when an already sprawling family hosts an even larger and more chaotic wedding: an entertaining story about family, culture, memory, and community.

In the seemingly idyllic town of Rundle Junction, Bennie and Walter are /5. Strangers and Cousins has the old-fashioned feel of a sprawling multi-generational tale even as it is animated by very contemporary ideas about love, marriage and family.

A beautiful novel by one of our most gifted and insightful writers." –Ann Packer, /5(40). Strangers and Cousins has the old-fashioned feel of a sprawling multi-generational tale even as it is animated by very contemporary ideas about love, marriage and family.

A beautiful novel by one of our most gifted and insightful writers.” –Ann Packer, New York Times bestselling author of The Dive from Clausen’s Pier and The Children’s.

STRANGERS AND COUSINS By Leah Hager Cohen. Walter and Bennie Blumenthal, presiding over the vibrant, anarchic family gathering brought to life in. But it’s an absolute delight.

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In a tight, enlightening narrative, Leah Hager Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Cousins and Strangers Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, by Jose C. Moya (Author); March ; First Edition; Paperback $, £; Courses Modern Latin America; Title Details.

Rights: Available worldwide Pages:   Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, / Edition 1 available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 03/31/ Publisher: University of California Press. Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, / Edition 1. by Cousins and Strangers Price: $   Praise for Cousins and Strangers “Chris Patten reaches behind the clichés of the Anglo-American relationship 'to tell it like it is.' This important book is both a treasure chest of revealing stories, no-nonsense analysis, timely ideas, and a perfect reflection of its author: irreverent, witty, wise, and always on by: Strangers and Cousins has the old-fashioned feel of a sprawling multi-generational tale even as it is animated by very contemporary ideas about love, marriage and family.

A beautiful novel by one of our most gifted and insightful writers.". The observation in Cousins and Strangers that struck me most was A. Jane Pinsent’s (who was a Fellow in microbiology): “It is uncommon to find children listening to the conversations of their elders, or taking much notice of advice, and it is natural, therefore, that they miss many opportunities for learning by any means but direct.

Book review (fiction): 'Strangers and Cousins,' an unusually substantive comedy, is the perfect summer novel By Ron Charles The Washington Post Cousins and Strangers by Moya, Jose C.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   STRANGERS AND COUSINS has a lot going on; the writing is beautiful, the work intimate and intricate, and the stories of these characters will absolutely resonate.

STRANGERS AND COUSINS is richly layered, with much attention to detail, and Cohen is an absolute wordsmith. Cousins And Strangers written by Jose C. Moya and has been published by Univ of California Press this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on with History categories.

Strangers and Cousins by Leah Hager Cohen. Author Leah Hager Cohen. Title Strangers and Cousins. A new community has moved to Rundle Junction, threatening the social order and forcing Bennie and Walter to confront uncomfortable truths about the lengths they would go to to maintain Rating: % positive.

Cousins and Strangers provides, a la Patten's previous book" East and West: China, Power, and the Future of Asia", his personal views on a large number of eclectic and far ranging issues pertaining to the U.S., Britain and Europe.

These range from the field of international political relations, military affairs, economics and nationalism, among /5(4). Jose C. Moya. Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, –Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Pp. xviii, Author: Jeffrey Lesser.With Strangers and Cousins, Leah Hager Cohen delivers a story of pageantry and performance, hopefulness and growth, and introduces a winsome, unforgettable cast of characters whose lives are forever changed by events that unfold and reverberate across generations.