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The Tanners

Author: Robert Walser; Susan Bernofsky
Publisher: New York : New Directions Book, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Tanners captures the lives of five siblings as they wander somewhat at a loss through life, and is Robert Walser's last major novel to be brought into English. The Tanner family's meetings, separations, quarrels, romances, employment, and lack of employment over the course of a year or two are the threads Walser weaves into his airy, strange, and brightly gorgeous fabric."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Walser; Susan Bernofsky
ISBN: 9780811215893 081121589X
OCLC Number: 286439011
Notes: "A New Directions paperbook original NDP1140"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 350 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Geschwister Tanner.
Responsibility: Robert Walser ; translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky ; with an introduction by W.G. Sebald (translated by Jo Catling).

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"The Tanners captures the lives of five siblings as they wander somewhat at a loss through life, and is Robert Walser's last major novel to be brought into English. The Tanner family's meetings, separations, quarrels, romances, employment, and lack of employment over the course of a year or two are the threads Walser weaves into his airy, strange, and brightly gorgeous fabric."--Jacket.

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