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Gottland : mostly true stories from half of Czechoslovakia

Author: Mariusz Szczygieł; Antonia Lloyd-Jones
Publisher: Brooklyn : Melville House, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of Europe's most preeminent investigative journalists travels to the Czech Republic--the Czech half of the former Czechoslovakia, the land that brought us Kafka--to explore the surreal fictions and the extraordinary reality of its twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mariusz Szczygieł; Antonia Lloyd-Jones
ISBN: 9781612193137 1612193137
OCLC Number: 871329525
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
Notes: Originally published in Polish in 2006.
Description: x, 276 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Not a step without Bata --
Lucerna Palace --
Just a woman --
How are you coping with the Germans? --
Proof of love --
Victim of love --
Mrs. Not-a-Fake --
Little darling --
The public concern --
Life is like a man --
Better PR --
Happy holidays! --
The tragedy hunter --
The movie has to be made --
Metamorphosis --
Gottland's life after life.
Other Titles: Gottland.
Responsibility: Mariusz Szczygieł ; translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.

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One of Europe's most preeminent investigative journalists travels to the Czech Republic--the Czech half of the former Czechoslovakia, the land that brought us Kafka--to explore the surreal fictions and the extraordinary reality of its twentieth century.

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