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In cool, precise prose, and with an unerring sense of the absurd, Norman Manea's four novellas create a picture of everyday life in a grotesque police state, expressing terror and hope, fear and solidarity, the humorous triviality of the ordinary, and the painful search for an ideal.

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Norman Manea (born July 19, 1936) is a Jewish Romanian writer and author of short fiction, novels, and essays about the Holocaust, daily life in a communist state, and exile. He is a Francis Flournoy Professor of European Culture and writer in residence at Bard College. He currently lives in the United States.

Table of Contents

The Interrogation

Composite Biography

A Window on the Working Class

The Trenchcoat

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810111905
Translator:
Coverdale, Linda
Author:
Coverdale, Linda
Author:
Manea, Norman
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Location:
Evanston, Ill. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Manea, Norman
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Manea, Norman - Translations into English
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Writings from an Unbound Europe Paperback
Series Volume:
SB-247
Publication Date:
19941031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
259
Dimensions:
8 x 4.75 in

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