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Waiting for Columbus

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas Trofimuk.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.T76 C65 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22680156M
ISBN 109780385529136
LC Control Number2008050051
OCLC/WorldCa273826213


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Waiting for Columbus book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A man arrives at an insane asylum in contemporary Spain claim /5.

“Waiting for Columbus is a riveting meditation on identity, loss, and the fragility of our own life stories. Thomas Trofimuk shows us that when it comes to love, we are all Columbus, setting sail on unknown waters, hoping we won’t come to an edge.” —Carolyn Parkhurst, bestselling author of The Dogs of Babel and Lost and Found/5(74).

Waiting for Columbus - Kindle edition by Trofimuk, Thomas. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Waiting for Columbus/5(46). “Waiting for Columbus is a riveting meditation on identity, loss, and the fragility of our own life stories.

Thomas Trofimuk shows us that when it comes to love, we are all Columbus, setting sail on unknown waters, hoping we won’t come to an edge.” —Carolyn Parkhurst, bestselling author of The Dogs of Babel and Lost and Found/5(22).

“Waiting for Columbus is a riveting meditation on identity, loss, and the fragility of our own life stories. Thomas Trofimuk shows us that when it comes to love, we are all Columbus, setting sail on unknown waters, hoping we won’t come to an edge.” —Carolyn Parkhurst, bestselling author of The Dogs of Babel and Lost and Found.

Book reviews. Waiting for Columbus Thomas Trofimuk Review by Dennis Lythgoe. September The setting for Canadian writer Thomas Trofimuk’s inventive, charming new novel, Waiting for Columbus, is a mental institution in Sevilla, Spain.

There, a 21st-century inmate persuasively argues that he is actually the legendary 15th-century navigator. Buy Waiting for Columbus On Demand by Thomas Trofimuk (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(44).

Waiting for Columbus is a riveting meditation on identity, loss, and the fagility of our own life stories. Thomas Trofimuk shows that when it comes to love, we are all Columbus, setting sail on unknown waters, hoping we won't come to an edge "Carolyn Parkhurst, bestselling author of The Dogs of Babel and Lost and Found"/5(22).

Waiting for Columbus is an enchanting, surreal story about a man in modern day Spain who appears seemingly out of nowhere: he claims he is Christopher Columbus.

That’s right, the explorer who died years ago, after proving conclusively that the Earth was round. In the 16th century, Hernando Colón assembled one of the greatest print-media collections the world had ever known.

For centuries, its reference book was missing — until it turned up in Denmark. Title: Waiting for Columbus Author: Thomas Trofimuk Genre: Fiction Year: Acquired: Library Rating: One Sentence Summary: When a man washes up on a beach claiming to be the famed explorer Christopher Columbus, he’s transferred to an insane asylum where his nurse, Consuela, tries to help him find his way back to reality.

One Sentence Review:. Get this from a library. Waiting for Columbus. [Thomas Trofimuk] -- In a Spanish mental institution ina man who believes he is Christopher Columbus tells his story to his nurse, who hopes to learn thereby what tragedy drove this educated, cultured man to. Editions for Waiting for Columbus: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), X (Hardcover published in.

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Waiting for Columbus. [Thomas Trofimuk] -- A man arrives at an insane asylum in contemporary Spain claiming to be the legendary navigator Christopher Columbus. Who he really is, and the events that have led him to break with reality, lie at. Ghazals figure prominently in Waiting For Columbus, a story that resembles a Ghazal, full of beauty, love and the terrible pain of separation, written in prose that occasionally becomes poetry itself.

The characters in this novel are believable, likeable, and fascinating. Columbus is a mystery, a man with an impossible past, an enigmatic and 4/5(16). Narrated by: R. Bray. Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins. 5 out of 5 st 5 out of 5 st out of 5 st United Nations Special Operations Command sent an elite expeditionary force of soldiers and pilots out on a simple recon mission, and somehow along the way they sparked an alien civil war.

Now the not-at-all-merry. Book Reviews. Waiting for Columbus. by Thomas Trofimuk. It’s contemporary Spain, and a man who believes he’s Christopher Columbus is admitted to the Sevilla Institute for the Mentally Ill.

His case is handled by Nurse Consuela, who has a penchant for drinking red wine straight out of the bottle. Meanwhile, in Paris, disgraced Interpol.

Waiting is a big part of childhood—waiting in line, waiting to grow up, waiting for something special to happen—but in this book, a child sets the stage and pulls the strings. Timeless, beautiful, and deeply heartfelt, this picture book about imaginative play, the seasons, friendship, and surprises marks a new pinnacle in Caldecott Medalist.

Waiting for Columbus vividly and tenderly explores the fragility of the mind when faced with incomprehensible pain and a timely look at how the psychological reverberations of terrorism continue long after the blast.

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An Best Book of "What a wonderful, mad mongrel of a book — part mystery, part passionate romance, part postmodern historical romp in the spirit of Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers and Douglas Glover's Elle.

The hero of Thomas Trofimuk's Waiting for Columbus is, like all storytellers, a seducer — and so is the author /5(6). Waiting (Book): Henkes, Kevin: Five friends sit happily on a windowsill, waiting for something amazing to happen.

The owl is waiting for the moon. The pig is waiting for the rain. The bear is waiting for the wind. The puppy is waiting for the snow. And the rabbit is just looking out the window because he likes to wait. What will happen. Will patience win in the end. It has been often said that there is a fine line between genius and madness.

But there is a thin line of text between our reality of today and history. That is the main theme that Thomas Trofimuk explores in his brilliant book Waiting for Columbus.

Page Up until a few weeks ago, Consuela did not go into his room unless she was with an /5(25). A mysterious inmate in a Spanish asylum believes he's Christopher Columbus—and to complicate things further, his psychiatric nurse begins to fall in love with him.

WAITING FOR COLUMBUS. by Thomas Trofimuk. BUY NOW FROM our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in Author: Thomas Trofimuk.

An Best Book of “In Waiting for Columbus, he (Trofimuk) takes on the persona of the most important navigator ever to have been employed by the Spanish Court and gives him a treatment worthy of Don Quixote. He adds a crime subplot, a psychological drama, romances set in both the past and the present, and offers a multi-layered.

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On a beautiful April morning, a man is brought to an insane asylum Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Waiting for Columbus Synopsis A Richard and Judy Book Club selection. He appears out of the sea, washed up naked, in the treacherous Straits of Gibraltar.

Seemingly delirious, and claiming to be Christopher Columbus, he is taken to an insane asylum in Seville, where astonishingly he starts to reveal the true story of how he set sail on Author: Thomas Trofimuk.

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Alex L, Age 14 I am imaginative, funny & handsome. Those were the words. Trade Paperback - Used Fiction WINNER of the City of Edmonton Book Prize He appears out of the sea, washed up naked, in the treacherous Straits of Gibraltar.

Seemingly delirious, and claiming to be Christopher Columbus, he is taken to an insane asylum in Seville, where astonishingly he starts to reveal the true story o. Found in the treacherous Strait of Gibraltar, a man who answers only to the name of Christopher Columbus is delivered to a mental institution in Sevilla.

Nurse Consuela, a lonely young woman searching for love, who listens to his fantastical tales of adventure and romance day after day, tries desperately to make some sense of why this man has been locked up, and Author: Thomas Trofimuk.

If there are any flaws with Waiting for Columbus, it's that the Feat do a little bit too much stretching, veering toward excessive jamming on occasion - and that mildly fuzzy focus is really the only way you'd be able to tell that this is a great live band recorded slightly after their prime.9/ Waiting for the Punch (eBook): Maron, Marc: "Public figures as you rarely if ever hear them: strikingly personal, surprisingly open, and profoundly emotional." — Entertainment Weekly "I'm British, so I'm medically dead inside, but even I can't help but open up whenever I talk to Marc.

He uses his honestly like a scalpel, cutting himself open in front of anyone he's talking to, and in. Please support local journalism by subscribing to The Columbus Dispatch at has about 50 people waiting on the e-book and another 50 waiting on the audiobook. A Richard and Judy Book Club selection.

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Book Review: Waiting to Exhale Waiting to Exhale is a wondrous, explicit representation of four middle-class African American females in the late twentieth century and their tumultuous relationships with men, relationships, and a number of both personal and professional problems that each of them endures.

A Richard and Judy Book Club selection. He appears out of the sea, washed up naked, in the treacherous Straits of Gibraltar. Seemingly delirious, and claiming to be Christopher Columbus, he is taken to an insane asylum in Seville, where astonishingly he starts to reveal the true story of how he set sail on behalf of the Spanish queen five hundred years ago.

Recently Manuel Rosa the American amateur historian with Portuguese roots provided a book entitled ''Columbus - The untold story'', in which he presented convincing theory already partially supported even by investigations of DNA material (still much waiting to be done, but the kinship between the Christopher Colombus and Colom as well as.

Thomas Trofimuk is a Canadian author who is new to me - and one I'm very glad to have found. The premise of Waiting for Columbus very much intrigued me.

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