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Stones from the River

Autor: Hegi, Ursula

Editorial: Touchstone Books

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Precio de Lista:$16.99
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Stones from the River : "Stones from the River" is a daring, dramatic and complex novel of life in Germany. It is set in Burgdorf, a small fictional German town, between 1915 and 1951. The protagonist is Trudi Montag, a Zwerg -- the German word for dwarf woman. As a dwarf she is set apart, the outsider whose physical "otherness" has a corollary in her refusal to be a part of Burgdorf's silent complicity during and after World War II. Trudi establishes her status and power, not through beauty, marriage, or motherhood, but rather as the town's librarian and relentless collector of stories.

Through Trudi's unblinking eyes, we witness the growing impact of Nazism on the ordinary townsfolk of Burgdorf as they are thrust on to a larger moral stage and forced to make choices that will forever mark their lives. "Stones from the River" is a story of secrets, parceled out masterfully by Trudi -- and by Ursula Hegi -- as they reveal the truth about living through unspeakable times.


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Ficción   Historical
Ficción   Literary

ISBN 13:9780684844770
ISBN 10:068484477X
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:525
Tamaño:8.05" l x 5.21" w x 1.30" h
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