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Address Unknown (1938) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

A rediscovered classic, originally published in 1938—and now an international bestseller.

When it first appeared in Story magazine in 1938, Address Unknown became in immediate social phenomenon and literary sensation. Published in book form a year later and banned in Nazi Germany, it garnered high praise in the United States and much of Europe.

A series of fictional letters between a Jewish art dealer living in San Francisco and his former business partner, who has returned to Germany, Address Unknown is a haunting tale of enormous power and enduring impact.

Original title: Address Unknown
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War II

Edition #1: Address Unknown

Address Unknown (1938)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "This modern story is perfection itself. It is the most effective indictment of Nazism to appear in fiction." New York Times Book Review
  • "A marvel of a tale, with an "Oh, wow" ending." Variety
  • "A tale already known and profoundly appreciated by members of my generation. It is to our part in World War II what Uncle Tom's Cabin was to the Civil War." Kurt Vonnegut
  • "ADDRESS UNKNOWN serves not only as a reminder of Nazi horrors but as a cautionary tale in light of current racial, ethnic, and nationalistic intolerance." Publishers Weekly
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Address Unknown (1938)

ISBN: 0743412710

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