A Backhanded Gift

A Backhanded Gift

A Novel

eBook - 2012
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It's the late 1980s, just before the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Robert Cherney, a 30-year-old aspiring writer, has left New York City for a job teaching tennis in Munich. Aside from private lessons, he coaches the Maccabi Club men's league team, a motley group of neurotics whose eccentricities seem exacerbated by their situation as Jews living in Germany. They have made fortunes in postwar Germany but are hounded daily by the ghosts of the past and wracked with guilt over living so blithely among their parents' tormentors. One of the players on Robert's team is his best friend in Munich.
Publisher: Chicago : New Chapter Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9781937559342
1937559343
9781937559335
1937559335
9781937559144
1937559149
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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