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The crooked maid : a novel, Dan Vyleta

Label
The crooked maid : a novel
Title
The crooked maid
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dan Vyleta
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vienna, 1948. The war is over, and as the initial phase of de-Nazification winds down, the citizens of Vienna struggle to rebuild their lives amid the rubble. Anna Beer returns to the city she fled nine years earlier after discovering her husband's infidelity. She has come back to find him and, perhaps, to forgive him. Traveling on the same train from Switzerland is eighteen-year-old Robert Seidel, a schoolboy summoned home to his stepfather's sickbed and the secrets of his family's past. As Anna and Robert navigate an unrecognizable city, they cross paths with a war-widowed American journalist, a hunchbacked young servant girl, and a former POW whose primary purpose is to survive by any means--and to forget. Meanwhile, in the shells of burned-out houses and beneath the bombed-out ruins, a ghost of a man, his head wrapped in a red scarf, battles demons from his past and hides from a future deeply uncertain for all
Cataloging source
lw
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
The crooked maid : a novel, Dan Vyleta
Instantiates
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
427 p.
Isbn
9781443407748
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Uk)oka01527788
Label
The crooked maid : a novel, Dan Vyleta
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
427 p.
Isbn
9781443407748
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Uk)oka01527788

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