The Private Lives of Trees (Paperback)
Each night, Julian has been improvising a story about trees for his stepdaughter, but tonight something is different. As Julian becomes increasingly concerned that his wife won't return, he imagines what Daniela--at twenty, at thirty years old, without a mother--will think of his novel.
About the Author
Alejandro Zambra was named as one of Granta's -Best Young Spanish-language Novelists.- He is the author of three novels, including Bonsai, which was made into a film, and Ways of Going Home. Megan McDowell received her Master's Degree in Literary Translation from the University of Texas at Dallas. In addition to two books by Alejandro Zambra, she has translated Under This Terrible Sun by Carlos Busqued and La Vida Doble by Arturo Fontaine.