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What is a summary of Paul Auster's Mr. Vertigo?

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Paul Auster's Mr Vertigo is a postmodernist novel first published in 1994. The protagonist of the novel is Walter Claireborne Rawley, usually called "Walt," a nine-year old orphan living in St. Louis, Missouri with his aunt and Uncle Slim. In 1924, Walt encounters Master Yehudi, a Hungarian Jewish businessman who emigrated to America.

Walt goes to live with Master Yehudi in a farmhouse in Kansas, with Aesop, an Ethiopian boy also being cared for by Master Yehudi, and Mother...

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