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Stasiland

Author: Anna Funder
Publisher: London : Granta, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's Berlin in the 1990s. A city split for forty years by the Wall is trying to knit itself back together - a city where former Stasi men and their victims now pass one another in the street, and where, just under the surface, the Nazi past now lies buried. When Anna Funder hears of ordinary people who resisted the fearsome Stasi - the Communist regime's secret police - she sets out to investigate the extraordinary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Funder, Anna, 1966-
Stasiland.
London : Granta, 2003
(OCoLC)606951954
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Funder
ISBN: 1862075808 9781862075801 1862076553 9781862076556
OCLC Number: 52691152
Notes: "True stories from behind the Berlin Wall"--Cover.
Awards: Winner of Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2004.
Description: 288 pages : 2 maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Map of Germany 1945-90 ix --
Map of Berlin Wall 1961-89 x --
1 Berlin, Winter 1996 1 --
2 Miriam 10 --
3 Bornholmer Bridge 19 --
4 Charlie 31 --
5 The Linoleum Palace 47 --
6 Stasi HQ 54 --
7 The Smell of Old Men 67 --
8 Telephone Calls 76 --
9 Julia Has No Story 88 --
10 The Italian Boyfriend 98 --
11 Major N. 106 --
12 The Lipsi 118 --
13 Von Schni 129 --
14 The Worse You Feel 139 --
15 Herr Christian 148 --
16 Socialist Man 155 --
17 Drawing the Line 168 --
18 The Plate 177 --
19 Klaus 184 --
20 Herr Bock of Golm 195 --
21 Frau Paul 204 --
22 The Deal 213 --
23 Hohenschonhausen 222 --
24 Herr Bohnsack 235 --
25 Berlin, Spring 2000 245 --
26 The Wall 253 --
27 Puzzlers 262 --
28 Miriam and Charlie 270.
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In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited and East Germany ceased to exist. In this book, Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former  Read more...

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"An appealing blend of investigative and reflective reporting, with the narrative drive of powerful human-interest stories. . . . There is no denying Funder's journalistic talents."

 
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