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Calamities of exile : three nonfiction novellas : with a new postscript

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of narratives examining the stories of three expatriates - an Iraqi, Czech and an Afrikaner - who have suffered for speaking out in opposition to the totalitarian regimes holding sway in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kanan Makiya; Jan Kavan; Breyten Breytenbach; Breyten Breytenbach; Jan Kavan; Kanan Makiya
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Weschler
ISBN: 0226893928 9780226893921
OCLC Number: 40543172
Notes: Originally published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Oedipus in Samara: Kana Makiya in and out of Iraq --
The trials of Jan K.: Jan Kavan in and out of Czechoslovakia --
A horrible face, but one's own: Breyten Breytenbach in and out of South Africa.
Responsibility: Lawrence Weschler.
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