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Book of Words, the (2000) [Novella]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Portrays the inner life of a young girl who survives the totalitarian regime of a curiously unnamed South American country (most likely Argentina during it "dirty war"). Raised by parents whose real identity ends up shocking her, the girl comes of age in a country where gunshots are mistaken for blown tires, innocent citizens are dragged off buses, and tortured and disappeared friends and family return to visit her from the dead.

Original title: Wörterbuch
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Book of Words

The Book of Words (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Susan Bernofsky
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The Book of Words (December 15, 2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New Directions
ISBN: 9780811217064
Dimensions: 5.7 x 8 x 0.3 in
Pages: 96

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