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Oppermanns, the (1933) [Novel]
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The compelling story of a remarkable German Jewish family confronted by Hitler's rise to power. Compared to works by Voltaire and Zola on its original publication, this prescient novel strives to awaken an often unsuspecting, sometimes politically naive, or else willfully blind world to the consequences of its stance in the face of national events in this case, the rising tide of Nazism in 1930s Germany. The past and future meet in the saga of the Oppermanns, for three generations a family commercially well established in Berlin. In assimilated citizens like them, the emancipated Jew in Germany has become a fact. In a Berlin inhabited by troops in brown shirts, however, the Oppermanns have more to fear than an alien discomfort. For along with the swastikas and fascist salutes come discrimination, deceit, betrayal, and a tragedy that history has proved to be as true as this novel's astonishing, profoundly moving tale.

Original title: Die Geschwister Oppenheim
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War IIHolocaust
FictionHistoricalEuropeanGermany, Austria, Switzerland

Edition #1: The Oppermanns

The Oppermanns (1934)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: James Cleugh
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The Oppermanns (May 10, 2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
ISBN: 0786708808
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8. x 1.2
Pages: 416

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