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Strange traffic : stories

Author: Irene Dische
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories on Berlin. In Portrait of Defection, a scientist who defects from East Germany to the West does his best to dissuade his mother-in-law from following, while the title story is on a woman who pretends to be a Jew for the advantages that brings.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Dische
ISBN: 0805041729 9780805041729
OCLC Number: 32167824
Description: 243 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A prior engagement --
An innocent vacation --
Portrait of a defection --
The passion of Nanny Jackie --
My most memorable character --
The smuggled wedding ring --
The doctor needs a home --
Mr. Lustgarten falls in love --
Letters from a father --
An aesthetic compromise of small importance --
Strange traffic.
Responsibility: Irene Dische.

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Stories on Berlin. In Portrait of Defection, a scientist who defects from East Germany to the West does his best to dissuade his mother-in-law from following, while the title story is on a woman who pretends to be a Jew for the advantages that brings.

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