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Local anaesthetic

Author: Günter Grass
Publisher: New York : Fawcett Crest, 1979, ©1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView 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: German fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Günter Grass
ISBN: 0449242579 9780449242575
OCLC Number: 8828189
Notes: Translation of: Örtlich betäubt.
Description: 317 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Örtlich betäubt.
Responsibility: Günter Grass.

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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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