Stasiland

Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall
Product Number: EB00243479
Released: Mar 25, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062077332
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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Description

"Stasiland demonstrates that great, originalreporting is still possible...? A heartbreaking, beautifully written book. Aclassic." -Claire Tomalin, Guardian "Books ofthe Year" AnnaFunder delivers a prize-winning and powerfully rendered account of theresistance against East Germany's communist dictatorship in these harrowing,personal tales of life behind the Iron Curtain-and, especially, of life underthe iron fist of the Stasi, East Germany's brutal state security force. In thetradition of Frederick Taylor's The Berlin Wall andPhilip Gourevitch's WeWish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families, Funder's Stasiland isa masterpiece of investigative reporting, written with novelistic vividness andthe compelling intensity of a universal, real-life story.

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Author(s): Anna Funder
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Sep 20, 2011

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