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Cassowary, the (1979) [Novel]
by Matthias Mander Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Mander uses the Cassowary, which takes its name from a bird that has lost the power of flight and has adapted to a life spent crashing through the undergrowth of the tropical forest, as a symbol of twentieth-century man's one-sided adaptation to the demands of industrial society. The book is a mosaic of observations and reflections, discussions and arguments, incidents and episodes, brief sketches and portraits which coalesce into the portrait of a large industrial combine. Mander, who holds a senior executive position with a large industrial concern, writes with the advantage of the inside knowledge of its workings. But he also gives the human aspect equal importance.

Original title: Der Kausar
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Cassowary

The Cassowary (1994)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Mike Mitchell
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Manifested in:

The Cassowary (1994)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Riverside, CA
Publisher: Ariadne Press
ISBN: 0929497732
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 340

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