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Product Description: An architect in an unnamed city considers his life, his work, and the many-layered history of the city he and his family―architects all―have contributed to building. In the days after World War II―during which American bombers destroyed much of what his father built―he becomes a Stalinist planner and realizes that the power of the nobility, the wealthy and the bourgeois has been usurped by technocrats...read more

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9781564784698 | Italian edition edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, April 22, 2007), cover price $12.50 | About this edition: An architect in an unnamed city considers his life, his work, and the many-layered history of the city he and his family―architects all―have contributed to building.
9780140099478 | Penguin USA, December 1, 1987, cover price $6.95

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Product Description: Winner of the 2007 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Biography, Autobiography & MemoirA powerful memoir of war, politics, literature, and family life by one of Europe's leading intellectuals.When George Konrad was a child of eleven, he, his sister, and two cousins managed to flee to Budapest from the Hungarian countryside the day before deportations swept through his home town...read more

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9781590511398 | Other Pr Llc, April 1, 2007, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2007 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Biography, Autobiography & MemoirA powerful memoir of war, politics, literature, and family life by one of Europe's leading intellectuals.

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The return of a world-weary novelist to his home town in Hungary precipitates trouble when he visits three old friends whose wives are all eager to seduce him.

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9780151006199 | Houghton Mifflin, May 1, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The return of a world-weary novelist to his home town in Hungary precipitates trouble when he visits three old friends whose wives are eager to seduce him.

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An eminent Hungarian novelist shares his personal perspective on what it means to be Jewish, in a collection of essays that explores Judaism from a historical, theological, ideological, and philosophical point of view. Original. (view table of contents)
By George Konrad and Peter Reich (trans)

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9780156012942 | Mariner Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: An eminent Hungarian novelist shares his personal perspective on what it means to be Jewish, in a collection of essays that explores Judaism from a historical, theological, ideological, and philosophical point of view.

Essays discuss both the exhilarating and frightening aspects of trying to build a new nation after the collapse of the communist dictatorship

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9780151290536 | 1 edition (Harcourt, January 1, 1996), cover price $26.01 | About this edition: Essays discuss both the exhilarating and frightening aspects of trying to build a new nation after the collapse of the communist dictatorship

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9780156002523, titled "The Melancholy of Rebirth: Essays from Post-Communist Central Europe 1989-1994" | 1 edition (Mariner Books, April 1, 1995), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Essays discuss both the exhilarating and frightening aspects of trying to build a new nation after the collapse of the communist dictatorship

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When the Jews of his hometown are sent to concentration camps, young David Kobra escapes to Budapest, hiding out from the Nazis and later, growing up under Soviet oppression

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9780151305483 | Harcourt, May 1, 1992, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: When the Jews of his hometown are sent to concentration camps, young David Kobra escapes to Budapest, hiding out from the Nazis and later, growing up under Soviet oppression

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9780156304542 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, October 1, 1993), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When the Jews of his hometown are sent to concentration camps, young David Kobra escapes to Budapest, hiding out from the Nazis and later, growing up under Soviet oppression

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Product Description: The daily routine of a man in charge of children at a state welfare organizat and the demands that are made upon him are depicted in this novel set in present day Hungary.

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9780140099461 | Viking Pr, July 1, 1987, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The daily routine of a man in charge of children at a state welfare organizat and the demands that are made upon him are depicted in this novel set in present day Hungary.

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Discusses the origins of the conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union and describes methods for individuals to work for peace and freedom

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9780151078202 | 1 edition (Harcourt, May 1, 1984), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Discusses the origins of the conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union and describes methods for individuals to work for peace and freedom

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A middle-aged Hungarian intellectual, now confined to an insane asylum, thinks back on his disastrous social relationships, his role in the 1956 revolution, and the nature of life in Hungary before and after communist control

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9780156535847 | Mariner Books, February 1, 1984, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A middle-aged Hungarian intellectual, now confined to an insane asylum, thinks back on his disastrous social relationships, his role in the 1956 revolution, and the nature of life in Hungary before and after communist control

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