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A Feather on the Breath of God

A Novel

by Sigrid Nunez

  • 318 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Perennial (HarperCollins) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9239488M
    ISBN 100060926848
    ISBN 109780060926847
    OCLC/WorldCa34094491

      From Sigrid Nunez, the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, comes A Feather on the Breath of God: a mesmerizing story about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love. A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother.4/5(3). A Feather on the Breath of God: A Novel by Sigrid Nunez and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    A Feather on the Breath of God is a slim novel, but it packs a punch with its force and unflinching honesty of the life of a young woman and her family in New York during the s and ‘60s. The daughter, the narrator of the story, remains nameless throughout the entire book. A Feather on the Breath of God. Posted Janu Add Comment. Arts, Culture, Entertainment A Feather on the Breath of God. By Tim Slover | Janu The most compelling character in Western Europe’s revolutionary Twelfth Century was a woman: Hildegard. She was an abbess, a visionary, a composer and a friend of popes and.

    From Sigrid Nunez, the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, comes A Feather on the Breath of God: a mesmerizing story about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love. A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother.   ” A Feather on the Breath of God” Hildegaard of Bingen. Of all the little homilies I have done over the years for saints days I am rather fond of this one about Hildegaard of Bingen. I can’t rememeber the sources that I used but towards the end there is a quote from one of her writings using the imagery of a feather – it is beautiful.


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A Feather on the Breath of God is weaker than the others I have read The Last of Her Kind--which was wonderful--and The Friend, also excellent) but still greatly interesting and well-written.

The narrator is the unnamed daughter of a German immigrant mother and a Panamanian-Chinese father/5. From Sigrid Nunez, the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, comes A Feather on the Breath of God: a mesmerizing story about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love.

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“A Feather on the Breath of God brilliantly succeeds in describing a life on the fringe, outside the conventional categories of cultural and personal identity A remarkable book, full of strange brilliance, trembling with fury and tenderness.” ―The Philadelphia Inquirer/5(22).

From Sigrid Nunez, the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, comes A Feather on the Breath of God: a mesmerizing story about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German by: 1.

A Feather on the Breath of God Sigrid Nunez, Author HarperCollins Publishers $18 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. A Feather on the Breath of God a novel, Picador new edition, January A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother, who meet in postwar Germany and settle in New York City.

A Feather on the Breath of God, published inwas one of the first American novels to examine issues of identity and displacement in the lives of characters of mixed race and in multicultural families. Compare this novel to other immigrant narratives you have read and discuss what the multicultural element brings to the traditional genre.

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A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German : Picador. A FEATHER ON THE BREATH OF GOD. by Sigrid Nunez. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON The book's second section, which deals with her, is about love and nostalgia, about seeing with all her flaws the one individual who most shaped the narrator's life (``I seem to remember my mother as though she were a landscape rather than a person'').

The third part is. Malcolm Guite, a poet priest has written the following poem about Hildegard of Bingen which appears in his book of poetry, The Singing Bowl which is due to be published on Oct 25th. Hildegard of Bingen. A feather on the breath of God at play, You saw the play of God in all creation.

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[Sigrid Nunez] -- A ballet dancer reflects on her family. The daughter of immigrant parents, her father was a taciturn Chinese-Panamanian, while her mother was a voluble German filled with nostalgia. The tale includes. From Sigrid Nunez, the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, comes A Feather on the Breath of God: a mesmerizing story about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love.

A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother. From Sigrid Nunez, the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, comes A Feather on the Breath of God: a mesmerizing story about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother.

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From Sigrid Nunez, the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, comes A Feather on the Breath of God: a mesmerizing story about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love.

A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother/5(2).

Click here to read reviewer Shannon Bigham's take on A Feather on the Breath of God. This book is a part memoir, part personal narrative and part history of immigrant parents and their experiences from World War II, VE-Day when they met, their unhappy life in America and the protagonist’s growing up as a child of a dysfunctional family.COVID Resources.

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God is inviting me to be a feather by ‘breathing’. Such a simple word yet with great meaning in so many different ways. Recently, my husband was diagnosed with cancer and we’re in process of him receiving treatment.