Memoirs of a Polar Bear

Memoirs of a Polar Bear


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ISBN-13: 9780811225786
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 314,744
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Yoko Tawada—“strange, exquisite” (The New Yorker )—was born in Tokyo in 1960
and moved to Germany when she was twenty-two. She writes in both Japanese and
German and has received the Akutagawa Prize, the Adelbert von Chamisso Prize, the
Goethe Medal, and the Tanizaki Prize.

The translator of Yoko Tawada, Franz Kafka, and Robert Walser, among others, Susan Bernofsky is currently working on a biography of Walser.

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The Memoirs of a Polar Bear 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enchanting and addictive.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't know, the characters had no personality and the narrative was boring and pointless. Thank goodness it was a relatively short book. I finished it, but not willingly... take a pass...