Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall Anna Funder

Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

Author: Anna Funder
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Book Title
Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall
Author
Anna Funder
ISBN
9780062077325
"Stasiland demonstrates that great, originalreporting is still possible. . . . A heartbreaking, beautifully written book. Aclassic." --Claire Tomalin, Guardian "Books ofthe Year" AnnaFunder delivers a prize-winning and powerfully rendered account of theresistance against East Germany's communist dictatorship in these harrowing, personal tales of life behind the Iron Curtain--and, especially, of life underthe iron fist of the Stasi, East Germany's brutal state security force. In thetradition of Frederick Taylor's The Berlin Wall andPhilip Gourevitch's WeWish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families, Funder's Stasiland isa masterpiece of investigative reporting, written with novelistic vividness andthe compelling intensity of a universal, real-life story.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Anna FunderPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 09/20/2011ISBN: 9780062077325Pages: 288Weight: 0.50lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.70dReview Citations: Shelf Awareness 09/23/2011BookPage 10/01/2011
"Stasiland demonstrates that great, originalreporting is still possible. . . . A heartbreaking, beautifully written book. Aclassic." --Claire Tomalin, Guardian "Books ofthe Year"

AnnaFunder delivers a prize-winning and powerfully rendered account of theresistance against East Germany's communist dictatorship in these harrowing, personal tales of life behind the Iron Curtain--and, especially, of life underthe iron fist of the Stasi, East Germany's brutal state security force. In thetradition of Frederick Taylor's The Berlin Wall andPhilip Gourevitch's WeWish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families, Funder's Stasiland isa masterpiece of investigative reporting, written with novelistic vividness andthe compelling intensity of a universal, real-life story.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Anna Funder
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/20/2011
ISBN: 9780062077325
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.70d

Review Citations: Shelf Awareness 09/23/2011
BookPage 10/01/2011
"Stasiland demonstrates that great, originalreporting is still possible. . . . A heartbreaking, beautifully written book. Aclassic." --Claire Tomalin, Guardian "Books ofthe Year"

AnnaFunder delivers a prize-winning and powerfully rendered account of theresistance against East Germany's communist dictatorship in these harrowing, personal tales of life behind the Iron Curtain--and, especially, of life underthe iron fist of the Stasi, East Germany's brutal state security force. In thetradition of Frederick Taylor's The Berlin Wall andPhilip Gourevitch's WeWish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families, Funder's Stasiland isa masterpiece of investigative reporting, written with novelistic vividness andthe compelling intensity of a universal, real-life story.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Anna Funder
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/20/2011
ISBN: 9780062077325
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.70d

Review Citations: Shelf Awareness 09/23/2011
BookPage 10/01/2011