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The Resource West, Julia Franck ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell

West, Julia Franck ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell

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West
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West
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Julia Franck ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Scientist Nelly Senff is desperate to escape her life in East Berlin. The father of her two children has supposedly committed suicide, and she wants to leave behind the prying eyes of the Stasi. But the West is not all she hoped for. Nelly and her children are held in Marienfelde, a processing centre and no-man's-land between East and West. There she meets Krystyna, a Polish woman who hopes that medical treatment in the West will save her dying brother; Hans, a troubled actor released from prison in the East; and John, a CIA man monitoring the refugees for possible Stasi spies. All lives cross here, and the cramped confines of the camp breed defamation and violence. West is a devastating portrait of a mother in turmoil, trying to do the best for her children, as she attempts to escape her past and start a new life
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Franck, Julia
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Translated from the German
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fiction
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Bell, Anthea
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  • Refugee camps
  • Refugees
  • Berlin (Germany)
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adult
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West, Julia Franck ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell
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First published with the title Lagerfeuer in 2003 by DuMont, Cologne
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volume
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text
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000053804000
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781846555053
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(paperback)
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West, Julia Franck ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell
Publication
Note
First published with the title Lagerfeuer in 2003 by DuMont, Cologne
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053804000
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781846555053
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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