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Book Information: Tango Player, the

Tango Player, the (1989) [Novel]
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Set in 1968 Leipzig, Christoph Hein's novel is the story of Dallow, an apolitical academic who has just returned to civilian life after serving twenty-one months in prison. His crime: he was the substitute piano player in a student cabaret in which seditious verses were sung. Dallow returns to a life in of loveless sex, police harassment, and brutality, revealing how a corrupt system perverts all human interaction, and how lives are ruined by malicious caprice.

Original title: Der Tangospieler
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Tango Player

The Tango Player (1994)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Philip Boehm
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Manifested in:

Tango Player, the (1994)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Evanston, IL
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810111160
Dimensions: x x

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