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Maybe Esther : a family story

Author: Katja Petrowskaja
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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An inventive, unique, and extraordinarily moving literary debut that pieces together the fascinating story of one woman's family across twentieth-century Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Germany. Katja Petrowskaja wanted to create a kind of family tree, charting relatives who had scattered across multiple countries and continents. Her idea blossomed into this striking and highly original work of narrative nonfiction, an  Read more...
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Petrowskaja, Katja, 1970-
Maybe Esther.
New York, N.Y. : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018
(OCoLC)986956422
Named Person: Katja Petrowskaja
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katja Petrowskaja
ISBN: 9780062337580 0062337580
OCLC Number: 1021177589
Notes: "First published in Germany as Vielleicht Esther by Suhrkamp Verlag Berlin in 2014"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 254 pages) : illustrations
Other Titles: Vielleicht Esther.
Responsibility: Katja Petrowskaja ; translated from the German by Shelley Frisch.

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