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Description - The Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann

The story of four generations of a wealthy bourgeois family in northern Germany captures the triumphs and tragedies, successes and failures, relationships, loves, and ordinary events of everyday middle-class life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679417378
ISBN-10: 0679417370
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 133mm x mm)
Pages: 731
Imprint: Everyman's Library USA
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 4-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Mann

ABOUT THE TRANSLATORJohn 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. ABOUT THE INTRODUCERT.J. Reed is Taylor Professor of German Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. Previous publications include Thomas Mann: The Uses of Tradition and The Classical Centre: Goethe and Weimar 1775-1832.

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