The Tin Drum
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Published
HarperCollins, 2009.
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eBook
Language
English
ISBN
9780547417738
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1220

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Günter Grass., & Günter Grass|AUTHOR. (2009). The Tin Drum . HarperCollins.

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Günter Grass and Günter Grass|AUTHOR. 2009. The Tin Drum. HarperCollins.

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Günter Grass and Günter Grass|AUTHOR. The Tin Drum HarperCollins, 2009.

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Günter Grass, and Günter Grass|AUTHOR. The Tin Drum HarperCollins, 2009.

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After more than sixy years, The Tin Drum has, if anything, gained in power and relevance. All of Grass's amazing evocations are still there, and still amazing: Oskar Matzerath, the indomitable drummer, his grandmother, Anna Koljaiczek, his mother, Agnes, Alfred Matzerath and Jan Bronski, his presumptive fathers, Oskar's midget friends??-??Bebra, the great circus master and Roswitha Raguna, the famous somnambulist, Sister Scholastica and Sister Agatha, the Right Reverend Father Wiehnke, the Greffs, the Schefflers, Herr Fajngold, all Kashubians, Poles, Germans, and Jews??-??waiting to be discovered and re-discovered.
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