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Christopher and his kind

Author: Christopher Isherwood
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st University of Minnesota Press edView all editions and formats
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"This memoir covers the most memorable ten years in the writer's life- from 1929, when Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely, to 1939 when he arrived in America. The author describes his life in gay Berlin of the 1930s and his struggles to save his companiion, a German man named Heinz, from the Nazis. An engrossing and dramatic story and a fascinating glimpse into a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Christopher Isherwood; W H Auden; W H Auden; W H Auden; Christopher Isherwood
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0816638632 9780816638635
OCLC Number: 47044957
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1976.
Description: 339 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Christopher Isherwood.

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"This memoir covers the most memorable ten years in the writer's life- from 1929, when Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely, to 1939 when he arrived in America. The author describes his life in gay Berlin of the 1930s and his struggles to save his companiion, a German man named Heinz, from the Nazis. An engrossing and dramatic story and a fascinating glimpse into a little-known world, this book remains one of Isherwood's greatest achievements."

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