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Wartime Lies - Begley, Louis
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In Poland, in 1939, the secure world of assimilated Jews is blown away by the invasion of the Third Reich. Maciek's father disappears into the war's vortex, leaving the orphaned child with his Aunt Tania. It is her cool inventiveness, in their dramatic flight through a landscape of oppression, that ensures their fragile survival.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
In Poland, in 1939, the secure world of assimilated Jews is blown away by the invasion of the Third Reich. Maciek's father disappears into the war's vortex, leaving the orphaned child with his Aunt Tania. It is her cool inventiveness, in their dramatic flight through a landscape of oppression, that ensures their fragile survival.
  • Produktdetails
  • Penguin Modern Classics
  • Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Seitenzahl: 208
  • Erscheinungstermin: 4. Januar 2007
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 130mm x 197mm x 16mm
  • Gewicht: 162g
  • ISBN-13: 9780141188690
  • ISBN-10: 0141188693
  • Artikelnr.: 21251955
Autorenporträt
Louis Begley was born in 1933 in Poland. Among his novels are Wartime Lies (1991), About Schmidt (1996), Mistler's Exit (1998), Schmidt Delivered (2000), Shipwreck (2003). He has received the PEN/Ernest Hemingway Fiction Award, the Irish Times - Aer Lingus Book Prize, the Prix Médicis Étranger (all for Wartime Lies), and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. He lives in New York.