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Europeana : a brief history of the twentieth century

Author: Patrik Ouředník; Gerald Turner
Publisher: Normal [Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2005.
Series: Eastern European literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century is an eccentric overview of all the horrors, contradictions, and absurdities of this century. From World War I to Hitler to racism in America, Ourednik encapsulates in this short work the essence of what the twentieth century was all about and what the next century promises to be."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ouředník, Patrik.
Europeana.
Normal [Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607607366
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrik Ouředník; Gerald Turner
ISBN: 1564783820 9781564783820
OCLC Number: 57134368
Description: 122 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Eastern European literature series.
Other Titles: Europeana.
Responsibility: Patrik Ouředník ; translation by Gerald Turner.

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Patrik Ourednik's first novel to be translated into English is a unique version of the history of the twentieth century.  Read more...

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