About this book
New paperback from the author of the prize- winning "The Shipping News, Postcards" and "Heart Songs". This masterpiece begins in Sicily in 1890. An accordion maker and his than his finest button accordion. Within a year the accordion maker is dead, but the story continues as his accordion is passed from one immigrant community to another - Mexicans, Poles, Germans, Irish, Scots and French-Canadians.
The third novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'The Shipping News', 'Accordion Crimes' spans generations, continents and a century and confirms the hallucinatory power of Proulx's writing.