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Wieslaw Mysliwski

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Wieslaw Mysliwski (pron: VEE-slaw Mish-LIF-ski) is the only writer to have twice received the Nike Prize, Poland's most prestigious literary award: in 1997 for his novel Horizon and again in 2007 for A Treatise on Shelling Beans. He worked as an editor at the People's Publishing Cooperative and at the magazines Regiony andSycyna. In addition to the Nike Prize, Mysliwski has received the Stanislaw Pietak Prize, the Arts Ministry Prize, the State Prize, the Reymont Prize, and the Alfred Jurzykowski Foundation Award. The author lives in Poland.

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Stone Upon Stone

Written by Wieslaw Mysliwski
Translated by Bill Johnston


Format: Trade Paperback, 500 pages
Publisher: Archipelago
On Sale: December 30, 2010
Price: $20.00

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Stone Upon Stone

Written by Wieslaw Mysliwski
Translated by Bill Johnston


Format: eBook, 500 pages
Publisher: Archipelago
On Sale: November 4, 2013
Price: $20.00

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A Treatise on Shelling Beans

Written by Wieslaw Mysliwski
Translated by Bill Johnston


Format: Trade Paperback, 450 pages
Publisher: Archipelago
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $22.00

The narrator is the ageing caretaker of cottages at a summer resort. A mysterious visitor inspires him to share the story of his long life: a happy childhood cut short by the war, his hiding from the Nazis buried in a heap of potatoes, his plodding attempts to play the saxophone... Read more >
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A Treatise on Shelling Beans

Written by Wieslaw Mysliwski
Translated by Bill Johnston


Format: eBook, 376 pages
Publisher: Archipelago
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $22.00

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