New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2000.) Hardcover First Edition
First US printing. The author's fourth novel to be translated into English. A story of post-Communist Berlin, this is an account of a German who had long lived in California with his American wife and 3 children, but in the aftermath of re-unification finds that he has inherited an apartment building in East Berlin and he decides to return to his native country only to find his property occupied by squatters and his American wife increasingly resistant to living in Germany. Translated from the German by John Brownjohn. 307 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. .ISBN # 0-374146543
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