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Author: Herta Müller; Sieglinde Lug
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999.
Series: European women writers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories on life in Romania under Communism, illustrating the violence and the corruption. They are based on the writer's experience in her youth, in a village in the German-speaking part of the country.
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Genre/Form: Fictional autobiographies
Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Müller, Herta.
Nadirs.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607264337
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herta Müller; Sieglinde Lug
ISBN: 0803231970 9780803231979 0803282540 9780803282544
OCLC Number: 40230640
Description: 122 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The funeral sermon --
The swabian bath --
My family --
Nadirs --
Rotten pears --
Oppressive tango --
The window --
The man with the matchbox --
Village chronicle --
About German mustaches and hair parts --
The intervillage bus --
Mother, father, and the little one --
The street sweepers --
Black park --
Workday.
Series Title: European women writers series.
Other Titles: Niederungen.
Niederungen
Responsibility: Herta Müller ; translated and with an afterword by Sieglinde Lug.
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Juxtaposing reality and fantasy, nightmares and dark laughter, this title presents a collection of largely autobiographical stories based on Herta Muller's childhood in the Romanian countryside.  Read more...

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"A work of striking originality and power."--Kirkus Reviews "Muller, who won the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for The Land of Green Plums, is considered one of the most gifted Read more...

 
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