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Hedwig and Berti Frieda Arkin

Hedwig and Berti

Frieda Arkin

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ISBN : 9781587249563
Hardcover
397 pages
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Thirty-five years after publishing her critically acclaimed first novel, 86-year-old Frieda Arkin returns to the literary world with a darkly humorous and clever novel that unfurls the saga of a grandly Teutonic woman, Hedwig Kessler, and herMoreThirty-five years after publishing her critically acclaimed first novel, 86-year-old Frieda Arkin returns to the literary world with a darkly humorous and clever novel that unfurls the saga of a grandly Teutonic woman, Hedwig Kessler, and her diminutive cousin/husband Berti. This is a story of prejudice taken to extremes, both within the severely class-conscious German-Jewish family and without.