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By Wieslaw Mysliwski,Bill Johnston

Our hero and narrator is the getting older caretaker of cottages at a summer time inn. A mysterious customer conjures up him to proportion the tale of his lengthy lifestyles: we witness a contented adolescence minimize brief by way of the conflict, his hiding from the Nazis buried in a heap of potatoes, his plodding makes an attempt to play the saxophone, the brutal homicide of his family members, loves misplaced yet remembered, and footloose travels in another country. informed within the demeanour of acquaintances and buddies swapping tales over the mundane activity of shelling beans—in the grand oral culture of Myśliwski’s celebrated Stone Upon Stone—each anecdote, lived adventure, and reminiscence accrues cross-stitched layers of which means. by means of turns hilarious and poignant, A Treatise on Shelling Beans is an epic recounting of a existence that, whereas common, is whatever yet ordinary.

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