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By Wieslaw Mysliwski,Bill Johnston

ISBN-10: 1935744909

ISBN-13: 9781935744900

Our hero and narrator is the getting older caretaker of cottages at a summer time inn. A mysterious customer conjures up him to proportion the tale of his lengthy lifestyles: we witness a contented early life lower brief via the warfare, his hiding from the Nazis buried in a heap of potatoes, his plodding makes an attempt to play the saxophone, the brutal homicide of his kinfolk, loves misplaced yet remembered, and footloose travels in a foreign country. instructed within the demeanour of buddies and associates swapping tales over the mundane job of shelling beans—in the grand oral culture of Myśliwski’s celebrated Stone Upon Stone—each anecdote, lived adventure, and reminiscence accrues cross-stitched layers of that means. through turns hilarious and poignant, A Treatise on Shelling Beans is an epic recounting of a lifestyles that, whereas common, is something yet ordinary.

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