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Book Information: First Polka, the

First Polka, the (1975) [Novel]
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Series: Gleiwitz Chronicle
Part: 1

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Chronicles everyday life in the town of Gleiwitz in Upper Silesia just before the outbreak of WWII. The narrative centers around Valeska Piontek and her daughter's upcoming marriage, as well as the tensions and uncertainties of the German/Polish border region.

Original title: Die erste Polka
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropean20th Century
FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

Edition #1: The First Polka

The First Polka (1984)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: 1st English translation
Translated by: Ralph R. Read
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The First Polka (1984)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: San Francisco
Publisher: Fjord Press
ISBN: 0940242087326

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