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Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family

Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family

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Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family

by Mann, Thomas and John E. Woods(Translator)

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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Near Fine/Fine
ISBN 10
0679419942
ISBN 13
9780679419945
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. First US Edition Thus/First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First American Edition stated. In black cloth with gilt to spine. A lovely copy with just a little fading to heel of spine. Sharp corners, clean interior and tight binding. Jacket is unclipped and lovely.

Synopsis

John E. Woods is the distinguished translator of many books -- most notably Arno Schmidt's Evening Edged in Gold, for which he won both the American Book Award for translation and the PEN Translation Prize; Patrick Suskind's Perfume, for which he again won the PEN Translation Prize in 1987; Mr. Suskind's The Pigeon and Mr. Summer's Story; Doris Dorrie's Love, Pain, and the Whole Damn Thing and What Do You Want from Me?; and Libuse Monikova's The Facade. Mr. Woods lives in San Diego and is currently at work on a translation of Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain. From the Hardcover edition.

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Bookseller
Lost Paddle Books, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
LPB008295TM
Title
Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family
Author
Mann, Thomas and John E. Woods(Translator)
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First US Edition Thus/First Printing
ISBN 10
0679419942
ISBN 13
9780679419945
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1993
Bookseller catalogs
German Literature;

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