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Calamities of exile : three nonfiction novellas

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains three nonfiction stories in which the main characters must find the courage to fight back at the totalitarians that are ruling their homelands.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kanan Makiya; Jan Kavan; Breyten Breytenbach; Breyten Breytenbach; Jan Kavan; Kanan Makiya
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Weschler
ISBN: 0226893936 9780226893938
OCLC Number: 37836274
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 199 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Oedipus in Samara --
The trials of Jan K. --
A horrible face, but one's own.
Responsibility: Lawrence Weschler.
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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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