Sleepless Days

Sleepless Days

by Jurek Becker
     
 

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An East German schoolteacher , is jolted into an awareness of his mortality by a seeming heart attack. The actions he takes afterword put him on a collisioin course with the state in which he has painlessly, if numbly, lived his life. The rusults, while harsh, are not unwelcome as he finds a new vitality in a world seen through new eyes. Translated by Leila

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An East German schoolteacher , is jolted into an awareness of his mortality by a seeming heart attack. The actions he takes afterword put him on a collisioin course with the state in which he has painlessly, if numbly, lived his life. The rusults, while harsh, are not unwelcome as he finds a new vitality in a world seen through new eyes. Translated by Leila Vennewitz.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156827652
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/14/1986
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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