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The Resource Comedy in a minor key, Hans Keilson; translated by Damion Searls

Comedy in a minor key, Hans Keilson; translated by Damion Searls

Label
Comedy in a minor key
Title
Comedy in a minor key
Statement of responsibility
Hans Keilson; translated by Damion Searls
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A penetrating study of ordinary people resisting the Nazi occupation - and, true to its title, a dark comedy of wartime manners - Comedy in a Minor Key tells the story of Wim and Marie, a Dutch couple who first hide a Jew they know as Nico, and whose body they must then dispose of when he dies of pneumonia."-- Cover
Member of
Summary
Traces the struggles of a Dutch couple who shelter a Jewish man during the Nazi occupation and dispose of his body when he dies of pneumonia
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2010
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365790
Cataloging source
ANL
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1909-2011
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Keilson, Han
Dewey number
833.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Searls, Damion
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True
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  • Jews
  • Dead
  • Netherlands
Target audience
adult
Label
Comedy in a minor key, Hans Keilson; translated by Damion Searls
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000046702633
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9781921844072
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)722062297
Label
Comedy in a minor key, Hans Keilson; translated by Damion Searls
Publication
Control code
000046702633
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9781921844072
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)722062297

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