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Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman
by Freidrich Christi Delius


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In Rome one January afternoon in 1943, a young German woman is on her way to listen to a Bach concert at the Lutheran church. The war is for her little more than a daydream, until she realizes that her husband might never return. Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman, winner of the prestigious Georg B chner prize, is a mesmerizing psychological portrait of the human need to safeguard innocence and integrity at any cost--even at the risk of excluding reality.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In Rome one January afternoon in 1943, a young German woman is on her way to listen to a Bach concert at the Lutheran church. The war is for her little more than a daydream, until she realizes that her husband might never return. Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman, winner of the prestigious Georg B chner prize, is a mesmerizing psychological portrait of the human need to safeguard innocence and integrity at any cost--even at the risk of excluding reality. More than just the story of this single woman, it is a compelling and credible description of a typical young German woman during the Nazi era.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780374533298
  • ISBN-10: 0374533296
  • Publisher: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl
  • Publish Date: January 2012
  • Page Count: 119
  • Dimensions: 7.46 x 5.05 x 0.35 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16 pounds


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