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Beneficiary, the (1980) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Herr Mommsen's life was spared thirty-five years ago during World War II when a priest voluntarily took his place before a firing squad. Now, when the incident is suddenly revealed, he finds himself bombarded with questions about how it felt to be the beneficiary of such a sacrifice. Barbara König's delicate novel reveals what happens when the unremarkable Mommsen is forced to examine his ordinary existence in the context of this extraordinary event.

Original title: Der Beschenkte
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Beneficiary

The Beneficiary (1993)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Roslyn Theobald
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The Beneficiary (September 29, 1993)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Evanston, IL
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810111055
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.1 x 0.9
Pages: 117

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