Headbirths, or The Germans Are Dying Out

Headbirths, or The Germans Are Dying Out

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Headbirths, or The Germans Are Dying Out by Günter Grass

Harm and Dörte Peters, the quintessential couple, are on vacation in Asia. But wherever they are, they can't get away from the political upheaval back home. With irony and wit, Grass takes aim at capitalism, communism, religion-even reproduction; nothing escapes unscathed. Translated by Ralph Manheim. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156399951
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 10/29/1990
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

GÜNTER GRASS (1927–2015), Germany's most celebrated contemporary writer, attained worldwide renown with the publication of his novel The Tin Drum in 1959. A man of remarkable versatility, Grass was a poet, playwright, social critic, graphic artist, and novelist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1999.

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