Speculations about Jakob
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Speculations about Jakob

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This arresting novel by one of Germany's foremost modern writers dramatizes the ideological conflict between East Europe and the West at the time of the Hungarian revolt. The story, which centers around Jakob Abs, an East German railroad dispatcher, illuminates the psychological and political reality of living in a partitioned Germany. Translated by Ursule Molinaro. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 144.8 x 219.5 x 15.7mm | 268.73g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0156847191
  • 9780156847193
  • 1,291,242

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