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The German lesson

Author: Siegfried Lenz; Ernst Kaiser; Eithne Wilkins
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 1986, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Siggi Jepsen, incarcerated as a juvenile delinquent, in one day assigned to write a routine German lesson on the 'The Joys of Duty.'Overfamiliar with these 'joys, ' Siggi sets down his life since 1943, a decade earlier, when as a boy he watched his father, constable of the northernmost police station in Germany, doggedly carry out orders from Berlin to stop a well-known Expressionist, their neighbor, from paintings  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siegfried Lenz; Ernst Kaiser; Eithne Wilkins
ISBN: 0811209822 9780811209823
OCLC Number: 23251062
Notes: Translation of Deutschstunde.
Description: 470 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Deutschstunde.
Responsibility: Siegfried Lenz ; translated by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins.

Abstract:

Siggi Jepsen, incarcerated as a juvenile delinquent, in one day assigned to write a routine German lesson on the 'The Joys of Duty.'Overfamiliar with these 'joys, ' Siggi sets down his life since 1943, a decade earlier, when as a boy he watched his father, constable of the northernmost police station in Germany, doggedly carry out orders from Berlin to stop a well-known Expressionist, their neighbor, from paintings to keep them safe from his father.

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