Don DeLillo's Libra PDF

By Don DeLillo

ISBN-10: 0140127119

ISBN-13: 9780140127119

During this robust, eerily convincing fictional hypothesis at the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Don DeLillo chronicles Lee Harvey Oswald's odyssey from stricken teen to a guy of precarious balance who imagines himself an agent of background. while 'history' provides itself within the kind of disgruntled CIA operatives who come to a decision that an unsuccessful try at the lifetime of the president will provoke the kingdom opposed to communism, the scales are irrevocably tipped.

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LENA: How do you like Franco? MAN IN HAT AND GLASSES: I won't say anything about that. LENA: Why not? YOUNG MAN (smiling) : Why should I? LENA: Well, why shouldn't you? If you really have any opinion. Maybe you don't have one? YOUNG MAN: No, I don't think I do. MAN IN SUNGLASSES: I'd rather not talk about him. LENA: Why not? MAN IN SUNGLASSES: What? LENA: Why not? " LENA: Have you ever thought about Franco? MAN WITH SUNTAN (seriously) : I have never even thought about you. LENA: About Franco? MAN WITH SUNTAN: About Franco?

LENA: Do they teach it to those who are? BOY IN UNIFORM: Probably. Ask them. BOY IN SUIT: I don't know. I don't think so. SHIRTLESS BOY: It depends on what rank you are in the military. LENA: And what would you others do, if we were invaded? ANOTHER BOY IN UNIFORM: You know, like, one should never surrender. Sweden won't give up. And all those radio messages and that kind of talk about Sweden being defeated, that's just nonsense and we shouldn't worry about it. LENA: IS that what you're taught?

She's going to fill it with everything she finds that belongs there. The audience is invited to take part. SPEAKER (voice over) : We announce a fantastic contest. Various slogans are flashed on the screen. SHARPEN YOUR MEMORY SHARPEN YOUR MIND WHAT IS LENA HIDING IN THE BAG? SPEAKER (voice over) : First prize: your own cabana in Spain. Second prize: a luxury cruise around the world. Third prize: a week of gymnastics with Princess Birgitta. 11. Lena protests On the street, Lena, holding a microphone, scolds an opponent.

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