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In derelict Dresden a cultivated, middle-class family does all it can to cope amid the Communist downfall. This striking tapestry of the East German experience is told through the tangled lives of a soldier, surgeon, nurse and publisher. With evocative detail, Uwe Tellkamp masterfully reveals the myriad perspectives of the time as people battled for individuality, retreated to nostalgia, chose to conform, or toed the perilous line between East and West. Poetic, heartfelt and dramatic, The Tower vividly resurrects the sights, scents and sensations of life in the GDR as it hurtled toward November 9, 1989.
Number of Pages: 1007
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Uwe Tellkamp
Street Date: April 1, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-8794