Orielis' Books

Free U.S. media mail for $35 orders

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
ISBN
 
 
Browse Catalogs
Biography/Autobiography
Children's Books: Vintage
Georgette Heyer
Large Print
Military History
Mystery
Nora Roberts
Rex Stout
Romance Novels
Science Fiction and Fantasy
U. S. History

Complete Catalog List
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 
The Leavetaking, Weiss, Peter
Author Name:    Weiss, Peter

Title:   The Leavetaking

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Publisher:   New York Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1962

Illustrator:   Illustrated by Raskin, Ellen (jacket)

Seller ID:   003698

Spine slightly slanted, foxing along top edge, yellowing on inner edge of pastedown, PO's name on free endpape & pastedownr, corners very slightly worn. DJ yellowing inside, slight edgewear & very minor chipping along top edge, 1 1/2" tear on back. Text is bright & clean.

"With stunning frankness, this partly auto-biographical novel by a postwar German writer renders all the tension and ambivalence of the parent-son relationship. The father's death triggers a flood of recollection which in their force, vividness, and density of narrative are unique in modern writing. The father was an anxiety-ridden Jewish businessman, the mother an emotionally overpowering actress. The half-Jewish son has an artist's temperament and imagination, which the parents try to smother in the interests of security." Translated into English from the original German by Christopher Levenson.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Autobiographical Post War Germany German Jewish



Price = 14.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart




Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to orielisbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie