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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Families,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation from the German of: Alles umsonst.

StatementWalter Kempowski ; translated by Anthea Bell ; introduction by Jenny Erpenbeck
Seriesnyrb classics, New York Review Books classics
ContributionsBell, Anthea, translator, Erpenbeck, Jenny, 1967- author of introduction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2671.E43 A7713 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 343 pages
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26945107M
ISBN 101681372053
ISBN 109781681372051
LC Control Number2017046080
OCLC/WorldCa987429963

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