Library for the war-wounded

a novel
Monika Helfer ; translated by Gillian Davidson
Book - 2024

"Inspired by the author's family history, this...story transports us to the aftermath of World War II where her father, Josef Helfer, after returning from the war an amputee, managed a convalescent home for the war-wounded and became obsessed with the home's unlikely and remarkable library"--

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Helfer, Monika, 1947- (Author)
Other Authors: Davidson, Gillian (Translator)
Format: Book
Language:English
German
Published: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2024.
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