memory of war by Frederick Busch

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York, NY .

Written in English

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StatementFrederick Busch.
LC ClassificationsPS/PZ
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Pagination352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL22518375M
ISBN 100393049787

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by Frederick Busch. Psychologist Alexander Lescziak savors a life of quiet sophistication on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, when a new patient declares he is the doctor’s half-brother, the product of a union between Lescziak’s Jewish mother and a German prisoner-of-war.

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