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Book Information: Thennberg, or, Seeking to Go Home Again

Thennberg, or, Seeking to Go Home Again (1969) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Richard Kranz did not have a happy childhood. Born into a wealthy Jewish Viennese family, he had been a bookish, chubby, lonely boy. The family spent summers in the small Austrian village of Thennberg, where they rented the manor house and where thirteen-year-old Richard had his first sexual experience. We meet him eight years later as he is released from a nearby concentration camp, a skeleton of a man, filled with thoughts of his recent experiences, of his overheated teenage sexual preoccupations, of his colorful family, now all gone, and their pathetic efforts to be accepted in a world where Jews are not welcome. He longs for a homecoming, for some connection to his former summer life at Thennberg. The story takes us to that connection, skillfully moving backward and forward in time, relentlessly pressing toward its tragic conclusion.

Original title: Thennberg; oder, Versuch einer Heimkehr
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War IIHolocaust
FictionGeneral FictionTroubled Lives

Edition #1: Thennberg, or, Seeking to Go Home Again

Thennberg, or, Seeking to Go Home Again (1995)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Lisa Fleisher
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Manifested in:

Thennberg, or, Seeking to Go Home Again (March 1995)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Riverside, CA
Publisher: Ariadne Press
ISBN: 0929497848
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.4
Pages: 135

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