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Local anaesthetic

Author: Günter Grass; Ralph Manheim
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starusch, a 40 year old teacher of German and history, undergoes protracted dental treatment in an office where TV is used to distract the patients. Under local anesthesia, the patient projects onto the screen his past and present with the fluidity and visual quality of the movies. A satirical portrait of social confusions.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grass, Günter, 1927-2015.
Local anaesthetic.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1970]
(OCoLC)575271026
Online version:
Grass, Günter, 1927-2015.
Local anaesthetic.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1970]
(OCoLC)613052152
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Günter Grass; Ralph Manheim
OCLC Number: 60335
Notes: "A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Translation of Örtlich betäubt.
Description: 284 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Örtlich betäubt.
Responsibility: Günter Grass ; translated by Ralph Manheim.

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Starusch, a 40 year old teacher of German and history, undergoes protracted dental treatment in an office where TV is used to distract the patients. Under local anesthesia, the patient projects onto the screen his past and present with the fluidity and visual quality of the movies. A satirical portrait of social confusions.

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