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Titel: The Empress of Weehawken
Verlag: Farrar, Strass and Giroux, New York
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good
Art des Buches: Used
Hardcover. First edition. A few superficial marks on dust jacket. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly creased. Hardcover spine ends are a little bumped. One or two minor marks on page block. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 414314
Inhaltsangabe: At the end of what is (she cannot help observing) an extraordinary life, Elisabeth Rother has decided to write her memoirs. She recounts her narrow escape with her Jewish husband from the Nazis, and the perilous voyage to the New World of New Jersey, but those, for her, are mere facts of life. For Elisabeth, bighearted and obstinate, the most bothersome and consuming subjects are the unconventional paths and waywardness of her daughter, Renate, and her granddaughter, Irene."The Empress of Weehawken" is a curiously touching love letter to the difficult but sustaining love of mothers and daughters. Written in the voice of the author's very real grandmother, it is "superb . . . razor-sharp, desert-dry, and luxuriantly ironic" ("The San Diego Union-Tribune)."
Inhaltsangabe: This is a funny and curiously touching love letter to the complicated yet sustaining love of mothers and daughters. Readers will discover a masterpiece of comedy with an unexpected lit of redemption at its close.
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