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Being There
Being There
Author: Jerzy Kosinski
A modern classic now available from Grove Press, Being There is one of the most popular and significant works from a writer of international stature. It is the story of Chauncey Gardiner - Chance, an enigmatic but distinguished man who emerges from nowhere to become an heir to the throne of a Wall Street tycoon, a presidential policy adviser, an...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780802136343
ISBN-10: 0802136346
Publication Date: 9/20/1999
Pages: 142
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 30 ratings
Publisher: Grove Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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pastordel avatar reviewed Being There on + 43 more book reviews
a classic
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Chauncey Gardiner is one of the most interesting characters - a must for anyone who wants to be in the know of social references you might hear at a party.
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Very short and simple; a sort of pre-cursor to Forrest Gump. An enjoyable and quick read.
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This is the movie "tie-in" edition with Peter Sellers on the cover. If you enjoyed the movie and haven't read the novel I recommend it due to the differences between the two.


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