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Pollen Room, the (1997) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

In the half-lit wreck of a broken home, Jo grows up afraid of the shadows and desperate for company. By age seventeen, she has learned to build her own happiness, and her fantasies of love fuel perilous experiments with drugs and sex, and a search for a mother who abandoned her years earlier. Told in the spare, haunting language of an unhappy childhood, The Pollen Room is a universal story of love and disillusionment. Ultimately, it is Jo's revelation about her mother's own demons that brings a bittersweet reconciliation of childhood dreams and adult reality.

Original title: Das BlŁtenstaubzimmer
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionYouth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)

Edition #1: The Pollen Room

The Pollen Room (1999)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Elizabeth Gaffney
  • "The Pollen Room evokes comparison with other works that somehow succedd in summing up the mood of a time or generation." The New York Times
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Manifested in:

The Pollen Room (March 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 0684854597
Dimensions: 5.2 x 8 x 0.4
Pages: 144

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