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Inhaltsangabe: Miljenko Jergovic?s remarkable début collection of stories, Sarajevo Marlboro ? winner of the Erich Maria Remarque Peace Prize ? earned him wide acclaim throughout Europe. Croatian by birth, Jergovic ? spent his childhood in Sarajevo and chose to remain there throughout most of the war. A dazzling storyteller, he brings a profoundly human, razor-sharp understanding of the fate of the city?s young Muslims, Croats, and Serbs with a subterranean humor and profoundly personal vision. Their offbeat lives and daily dramas in the foreground, the killing zone in the background.
Über den Autor: Novelist, short story writer, poet, and columnist, Miljenko Jergovi? is a literary phenomenon whose writing is celebrated throughout Europe. His poetry collection Warsaw Observatory received the Goran Prize for young poets and the Mak Dizdar Award and his landmark collection of stories Sarajevo Marlboro received the Erich Maria Remarque Peace Prize. Mama Leone won the highly regarded Premio Grinzane Cavour for the best foreign book in Italy in 2003. His other works include Ruta Tannenbaum, The Walnut House, Buick Riviera, and Father. Stela Tomasevic was born in Belgrade in 1963. She studied literature at the University of East Anglia. She has translated numerous works of non-fiction from the Bosnian and the French. She currently works for the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia. Stela Tomasevic? was born in Belgrade in 1963. She studied literature at the University of East Anglia. She has translated numerous works of non-fiction from the Bosnian and the French. She currently works for the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia.
Buchbeschreibung Archipelago Books, 2004. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Gebraucht. Gebraucht - Gut - These slices of life of war-ridden Sarajevo are full of humanity--they stretch the spirit. 195 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. INF3003115076